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Today in World War II History—May 23, 1943

Attaching warheads to RP-3 3-inch Rocket Projectiles (Men attaching 60-lb warheads to 3-inch RP-3 Rocket Projectile bodies, WWII (Imperial War Museum)

Attaching warheads to RP-3 3-inch Rocket Projectiles, WWII (Imperial War Museum)

75 Years Ago—May 23, 1943: Swordfish aircraft from British escort carrier Archer sink German U-boat U-752 in the North Atlantic with rocket projectiles, the first U-boat sunk by those weapons.