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Oct 28, 1943

Lieutenant Franklin M. Murray, in a TBF "Avenger," and Ensign Gerald L. Handshuh, in an FM "Wildcat," from Composite Squadron One (VC-1), then based on USS Block Island (CVE 21), sank German submarine U-220, east of Newfoundland.

Theater:  Atlantic Theater

ItemType:  Event

Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2010-10-28

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