Member Spotlight Found in WWII War Diaries The National Archives WWII War Diaries Location: WWII War DiariesUUSS NEW MEXICOBombardment of Kiska, 7/23/43Page 31
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It's a sub! No, it's a whale!

After reporting a "submarine dead ahead at 3000 yards," it was confirmed 30 seconds later to be a whale.

It's a sub! No, it's a whale!
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  1. grlist180

    grlist180 (30 Nov 2011)

    My dad served on a subchaser in the aleutins during ww two.when they first arrived they thought that sonar was picking up enemy submarines but whales put out the same pattern.
  2. grlist180

    grlist180 (30 Nov 2011)

    My dad served on a subchaser in the aleutins during ww two.when they first arrived they thought that sonar was picking up enemy submarines but whales put out the same pattern.

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