Depth charges being used against a U-Boat.
W is for Weapons
...depth charge, torpedo, used on patrol.
- When did the Germans first use the U-boat in WWII?
- When did the use of Depth Charges become a major weapon in anti-submarine warfare?
- What was the importance of the use of sonar?
- When were aircraft first used against U-boats?
- What was The Hedgehog?
- When was the Snorkel developed?
Choose one topic:
- Research and report on the development of the depth charge in anti-submarine warfare.
- Research and report on the development of allied anti-sub Escort Groups.
- Research and report on the problems that U-Boats had with the early torpedoes. How did they resolve the problem?
- Research and report on the use of air-deployed weapons such as the FIDO aircraft deployed anti-submarine torpedo.
- Research and report on developments in submarine detection technology such as SONAR.
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