Diary October 7, 1942
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, October 7, 1942:
Two German submarines meet far from the home. The U-boat group ‘Polar Bear’ consists of Type IX long-range submarines.
Indian Ocean: U-boat ‘wolf pack’ Eisbaer (‘Polar Bear’) sinks 28 ships off South and East Africa (October 7-November 3). U-boat U-179 sunk by British destroyer Active.