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Today in World War II History—May 19, 1943

Navy Lt. C.C. Corley flying TDN-1 attack drone on its first (piloted) test flight from Traverse City, MI, 19 May 1943 (US Navy photo)

Navy Lt. C.C. Corley flying TDN-1 attack drone on its first (piloted) test flight from Traverse City, MI, 19 May 1943 (US Navy photo)

75 Years Ago—May 19, 1943: German U-boat U-954 sunk in North Atlantic by British sloop Sennen and British frigate Jed; all hands lost, including Peter Dönitz, son of Adm. Karl Dönitz.

First (piloted) flight of US Navy attack drone TDN-1, Traverse City, MI.