Blimp vs. U-boat

A close-quarters slugfest between a U.S. Navy blimp and a German U-boat lit up the sea and sky off the Florida coast on the night of July 18, 1943, and produced moments of remarkable heroism by American sailors. The German adversary was the Type VIIC U-boat U-134, a 220-foot, 769-ton (surfaced) raider that had once … Continue reading Blimp vs. U-boat