Friedrich Guggenberger: The Man Who Sank the Ark Royal

On 13 November 1941, at 3.40pm, Friedrich Guggenberger, commander of the German submarine U-81, fired a single torpedo that brought to an end the short, but dramatic, wartime career of HMS Ark Royal, the Royal Navy aircraft carrier that played a critical role in the search and subsequent sinking of the Bismarck. Continue reading “Friedrich Guggenberger: The Man Who Sank the Ark Royal”

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