Army & Navy And Civilian Defense - NAVY: Sub Killers

The Navy last week quietly prepared for a sustained offensive against the Axis submarine menace on the Gulf, Caribbean and Atlantic coasts. On Miami's Pier 2 Navy men swarmed through a quarter-mile length of offices and warehouses. They pored over textbooks on gunnery, enemy ship and plane recognition, seamanship, navigation. They raced over the sea in fast, sleek boats. These were the men of PC—Patrol Craft.

It was high time. U-boat sinkings in this hemisphere's waters, several of which were reported almost every morning, had become a national disgrace. Louisiana's Senator Allen...

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