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Old 03-29-22, 01:52 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by blackswan40 View Post
Convoy HG-76 Frederic John Walker and Walkers Exploits (A very good watch)


When a Uboat attacks a convoy all the escorts do the same thing at the same time to have maximum effect around the convoy on a planed line
as the war progressed and convoys had more escorts around the convoy walker invented the creeping attack with upto four escorts line abrest dropping dcs like a creeping artilery barage on the uboat then leaving two escorts in that area waiting for the uboat to surface to recharge batteries and replace the air in the Uboat .






The World at War (Wolfpacks)
with Convoy HG-76 and John Walkers tactics on attacking Uboats (25 minuets in)

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x68qud0

Thanks for sharing. Always found it quite sad that Walker passed away, not in action, but basically from the stress of operations.
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