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U-boat in the Bay of Biscay being attacked by aircraft of Coastal Command, 17 July 1942

Photograph, World War Two, War At Sea (1939-1945), 1942.

On 17 July 1942 an Armstrong Whitworth Whitley bomber of No. 502 (Ulster) Squadron of RAF Coastal Command attacked and crippled U-751 in the Bay of Biscay. The submarine was unable to dive and was later caught on the surface and sank by a Lancaster bomber from No. 61 Squadron.

From a collection of 34 photographs relating to different theatres in World War Two, 1940-1944.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2002-06-6-9


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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