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Apr 10, 1944

TBMs and FM-2s from Composite Squadron Fifty Eight (VC 58) based on board USS Guadalcanal (CVE 60) sank German submarine U 68 off Madeira Island. Before being sunk by the US Navy, U 68 sank 33 Allied vessels including four U.S. merchant ships.

Theater:  Atlantic Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

More Information: 

Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-04-11

Tags: USS Guadalcanal, CVE, TMBs

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