U-boat "Kill" wins immediate reward

Object Title

U-boat "Kill" wins immediate reward

U-boat

Reference

BEN 120

Level

Item

Scope and Content

Flight Lieut. A. W. Fraser, DFC and Bar, an Australian pilot, recently succeeded in sinking a German U-boat in the face of intense gunfire from the submarine. Although the aircraft, a Coastal Command Liberator, was damaged, the pilot brought it back to base, and made a perfect landing. For his "magnificent example of determination to destroy the enemy in the face of opposition", Flight Lieut. Fraser was awarded an immediate bar to his DFC.Photo shows: The depth charges make a perfect straddle across the surfaced U-boat.

Numbered C.3763.XF.

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open access

Reproduction Conditions

Crown Copyright

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