World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF THE PACIFIC: Undersea Toll

Twenty U.S. submarines have been lost in action since Pearl Harbor.* The disappearance of four was announced within eight days ending last week—as many as were lost in all 1942. It looked as if the cost of the undersea campaign was rising. In that campaign the Pacific Fleet's submarines have hung up a record which makes Navy chests swell with pride—a record which many military men consider the finest of all the Armed Forces.

U.S. submarines have definitely sunk an astounding total of 503 Jap ships (not counting 150 others in the "guesswork"...

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