World: Under The Sea In Ships

The horror story of the Axis submarine campaign off the Atlantic coast was still being told last week by pallid, bearded men who had come through the prolonged agonies of thirst and sickness in open boats. The progress of the fight against the subs was told in a summary that was not so impressive.

The Navy announced that 28 Axis subs had been sunk and that 21 of them had gone down in the Atlantic. Knocking out such a fleet and its highly trained crews was a good performance. Yet it was not enough.

U.S. and Allied ships were being sunk at a...

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