The Allied air force covered the entire Mediterranean and was able to react rapidly to the presence of enemy submarines. They employed a surprising tactic for the Germans called “Swamp”…
Despite the difficulties, the German command continued to send more U-Boats there until the end of the war in the Mediterranean. They were not as spectacularly successful as the sinking of the aircraft carriers Eagle and Ark Royal, or the battleship Barnham in 1941-42, but they still managed to pose quite a threat.
Of all the U-boats deployed in the Mediterranean in 1941-44, none returned…
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