Meeting of the German submarine U-66 in the port of Lorient

submarine U-66

Meeting of the German submarine U-66, returned from the 6th combat campaign, in the port of Lorient.

This military campaign in the Caribbean Sea was the first offensive of a submarine under the command of a young captain-lieutenant Frederick Markworth who was at that time 27 years old. Before that, the boat was commanded by Robert-Richard Zapp, and the U-66 was considered one of the most successful submarines Kriegsmarine.



Location: France
Date: September 1942

In : 1942

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked (required)

World War 2 Photos

Second World War (September 1, 1939 - September 2, 1945) - war two world military-political coalitions, which became largest armed conflict in mankind's history. World War 2 - 62 from 73 states that existed at that time (80% world's population) participated. [ more ... ]