World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF THE SEAS: U-Boats' End

Hitler's U-boat fleet was about done. While U.S. troops pounded at the gates of Brest, Lorient and St. Nazaire, the three greatest Atlantic bases of the Unterseeboote, President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill proclaimed the destruction of 500 of the sea serpents in four years and eleven months of World War II.

In four years and three months of World War I, less than 200 had been sent to the bottom. That tally was beaten in 1943 alone.

For Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz, it was a time of anguish. He must get the 1st and 9th Submarine Flotillas...

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