Captured German submariners from U-371 go ashore in the port of North Africa

Captured German submariners

Captured German submariners (in white) go ashore in one of the ports of North Africa.
Presumably, on the left, the commander of the U-371 submarine, Ober-Lieutenant Tsur See Horst-Arno Fenski (1918-1965)


On the night of May 2, 1944, the German U-371 submarine was detected by escort ships of the GUS-38 convoy at the time of charging the batteries, was driven into the water, a day later (May 4 at 4:30) surfaced due to depletion of batteries air reserves and was sunk (49 German submariners escaped, 3 died).



Location: North Africa
Photo date: May 5, 1944

In : 1944

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