AIR: Sub Hunters' Return

Although the U.S. public had never heard of the 480th Anti-Submarine Group, the Germans knew them well. Last week the 480th was home for good, and the Army Air Forces told some of the stories behind the silhouettes and swastikas painted on their specially equipped Liberators.

The 480th met the Germans most often at "Coffin Corner," 700 miles off the coast of Spain, where the U-boats surfaced to charge their batteries. The A.A.F. and their comrades of the R.A.F. Coastal Command believed in hitting the sea wolves before they ganged up in packs. At Coffin Corner the 480th fought Germans under...

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