WWII Submarine Patrol Reports

Records: 57,974 · Complete: 100%

The main purpose of these submarine war patrol reports was to keep the Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Fleet, and others apprised of the records of submarines in carrying out their primary mission of sinking enemy ships. Most reports are typed mimeograph copies and include daily narratives of a vessel's locations and activities.

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WWII Submarine Patrol Reports
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Records: 57,974 · Complete: 100%
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December 4, 2007
Last Updated
January 17, 2008
NARA M1752. War patrol reports of active duty U.S. Navy submarines relate the conditions of the subs, attacks against the enemy, and weather reports.