The captured German submariner of the U-371 is transferred to the coast from the Pride escort destroyer

submariner's U-371

The captured wounded German submariner from the sunk U-371 is carried on a stretcher to the shore from the USS Pride DE-323, which participated in its sinking and rescue of the crew of the Kriegsmarine.

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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