USS Borie vs U-405
By October 1943, the tide in the Battle of the Atlantic had turned, and the allies had shifted from fighting on the defensive to taking the battle to the U-boats themselves. But fishing for U-boats in millions of miles of ocean was a daunting task, and a dangerous one. The History Guy remembers what the website historynet described as "one of the most audacious and desperate sea battles ever."
By October 1943, the tide in the Battle of the Atlantic had turned, and the allies had shifted from fighting on the defensive to taking the battle to the U-boats themselves. But fishing for U-boats in millions of miles of ocean was a daunting task, and a dangerous one, as the officers and men of the destroyer USS Borie and the German submarine U-405 would discover as they engaged in what the website historynet described as “one of the most audacious and desperate sea battles ever.”
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