Diary October 7, 1942

Two German Type IX U-Boats

Two German submarines meet far from the home. The U-boat group ‘Polar Bear’ consists of Type IX long-range submarines.

WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, October 7, 1942:

Sea War

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.

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