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Images & Photographs
CGC Spencer sinks U-175 in 1943
240621-G-G0000-027.JPG Photo By: USCG Historian's Office -- Scott Price (& NARA)

At Sea - Official Caption: "HIS UNDERSEA RAIDER UNDER THE SEA FOR KEEPS: Foiled as he sought to maneuver his Uboat within torpedo range of an Allied Atlantic convoy, this German officer still presents a belligerent front as two Coast Guardsmen lead him to confinement in the ward room of the Coast Guard cutter which sank his sub. Date: 17 April 1943; Photo No.: 1592; Photographer: ? Source - NARA Description: Left to right: SM1c Norman E. Praet (from Bronx, NY); Fähnrich (Ing.) Karl Völker (from St. LeonRot); & RdM3c William E. Bugbee (from Roscoe, CA).


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