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The U-1206, a German Type VIIC submarine "the workhorse of the German U-boat force" was one of the late model boats fitted with a new high-pressure toilet allowing the toilet to be used at greater depths than before (though in reality the culprit was not...read more

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A US submarine that sank during World War II has been discovered on the bottom of the ocean near Matua Island in Russia’s Far Eastern Kuril archipelago by a joint expedition of the Russian Geographical Society (RGS) and Defense Ministry....read more

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In service for less than two years during World War lI, the USS Batfish (SS-310) and those who sailed in her won 9 battle stars, sank 15 enemy ships, damaged numerous others, and even rescued three, wet but happy, Army pilots whose B-25 bomber had crashed into the Sea of Japan. In that respect...read more

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U-166 was one of two U-Boat wrecks in the Gulf of Mexico. The boat was sunk early on in World War II, sinking only four ships before being destroyed by a U.S. Naval vessel next to its final target, the Robert E. Lee, in 1942. German submarine U-166 was a Type IXC U-boat of ...read more

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The Type XXI is truly one of the great submarine designs. If it had come fully into service, it would have posed almost insuperable problems for the Allies. Even though it never became fully operational, it became the prototype for all future conventional submarines, and even influenced the...read more

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The I-400-class submarine Imperial Japanese Navy submarines were the largest submarines of World War II and remained the largest ever built until the construction of nuclear ballistic missile submarines in the 1960s. The IJN called this type of submarine Sentoku type submarine. The type name,...read more

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