World War 2 – Submarine K-21 in the Kola Bay

World War 2 - K-21

World War 2 Photos – Soviet submarine K-21 in the Kola Bay.
Shortly before, on July 5, 1942, the submarine K-21 attacked the strongest ship of the German fleet – the battleship Tirpitz. K-21 launched four torpedoes; The submariners did not see the result of the attack, but heard two violent explosions and the commander of the submarine K-21 Nikolai Lunin reported on the torpedoing of the battleship. However, German documents do not confirm that the Tirpitz was damaged that day.



Photo place: Kola Bay
Date of the photo: July-August 1942
Photo by: Evgeni Khaldei

In : 1942

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