How to use U-boat in a sentence
Prominent among those struggles was the battle of the Atlantic, waged against the U-boat menace.D-Day Was The Largest And One Of The Bloodiest Invasions In History | James A. Warren | June 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I suspect that the production stopped short of plagiarism, but it probably sailed very close to the U-boat.
He died in 1941, just 35, after a German U-boat torpedoed the ship on which he was sailing as a BBC correspondent to Cairo.The Grand Tour in Style: Robert Byron’s ‘Europe in the Looking-Glass’ | Malcolm Forbes | November 16, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
If he spotted a U-boat, not only would he call for backup, he wanted to attack the sub himself.
This was the policy adopted by the Allies of not giving out the news that any U-boat was captured or otherwise accounted for.When Winter Comes to Main Street | Grant Martin Overton
There has naturally been a great deal of ink spilled during the War on the subject of the U-boat.
A hit on a big ship, once the destroyer screen has been avoided, is comparatively easy; a hit on a U-boat is mighty difficult.
In certain cases the U-boat captains exceeded their instructions and acted yet more illegally.
The patrol vessels could not be blamed, but the U-boat Service would have had a good grievance for the rest of the war.
British Dictionary definitions for U-boat
a German submarine, esp in World Wars I and II
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