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Today in World War II History—July 18, 1943

US Navy blimp K-110 of Airship Patrol Squadron ZP-42 escorting a convoy along Brazilian coast, 1943-45 (US Navy photo)

US Navy blimp K-110 of Airship Patrol Squadron ZP-42 escorting a convoy along Brazilian coast, 1943-45 (US Navy photo)

75 Years Ago—July 18, 1943: Only US blimp lost in action during WWII: off Florida, US Navy airship K-74 fires on German U-boat U-134, but is shot down.