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German submarine U-68 sunk

10th April 1944

German submarine U-68 was a Type IXC U-boat of the German Kriegsmarine that operated during World War II. U-68 was one of the most successful boats, succeeding in sinking over 197,000 tons of allied shipping in 10 patrols, a career lasting more than three years.

On the 10th April 1944 she was sunk by depth charges and rockets from Avenger and Wildcat aircraft of the US escort carrier Guadalcanal.

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