A time of 'happy hunting' for U-Boats
A German U-Boat surfacing
[Courtesy of Mr Jeff Wilson, WW1 & WW2 researcher]
The year 1942 was a time of 'happy hunting' for the German U-Boats in the North Atlantic. In one month alone - November 1942 - Allied losses were the greatest of the whole war: 117 ships by U-Boats alone with further losses from other causes. According to the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill this period was was "The U-Boat Paradise".
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