Astern of the geyser is the wake left by the German U-Boat as it maneuvered in vain attempt to dodge the explosives in April 1944
U.S. Navy Official photograph, Gift of Charles Ives, from the Collection of The National World War II Museum
427. Photograph. 'File No: 209591 April 25, 1944 Navy planes sink U-Boat in two minutes! The enemy vessel is entirely obscured as another charge explodes in the Atlantic. Astern of the geyser is the wake left by the U-Boat as it maneuvered in vain attempt to dodge the explosives.' 25 April 1944
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The Charles Ives Collection consists of 719 photographs from the Pacific Theater of WWII. Many of the photographs were taken between 1944 and 1945. Mr. Ives inherited the photographs from a friend from Marblehead, Massachusetts who served as an aviator in the Army Air Corps and discharged as a Major in 1945.
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