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Posts Tagged: U-505

When Tides Turn U-Boat Tour, Part 2

See pictures from inside German U-boat U-505 and read the story of its capture!

In When Tides Turn, my fictional hero, Lt. Dan Avery, serves aboard the auxiliary carrier USS Bogue. The aircraft of the Bogue were the first to sink a German U-boat without assistance from surface ships. The escort carriers soon became the nuclei of “hunter-killer” groups, along with destroyers or destroyer escorts. These groups not only… Read more »

When Tides Turn U-Boat Tour, Part 1

See German U-boat U-505 and read the story of her capture by escort carrier USS Guadalcanal in 1944.

In my novel When Tides Turn, my fictional hero, Lt. Dan Avery, serves aboard the auxiliary carrier USS Bogue (later called an escort carrier). The aircraft of the Bogue were the first to sink a German U-boat without assistance from surface ships. The escort carriers soon became the nuclei of “hunter-killer” groups, along with destroyers or destroyer… Read more »