52 US submarines were lost in WW2. This was about 1 in every 5 submarines that the US had in WW2
52 u.s. subs were sank
The US Navy lost 52 submarines in WW2
During WW2 the US Navy built 126 submarines.
Of the 52 US Navy Submarines lost during WW2, fifty were lost in the Pacific and only two were lost in the Atlantic Oceans (both by accidents). The two Atlantic US Submarines lost were the USS Dorado and USS R-12. The Submarine DORADO was sunk by friendly fire (US Aircraft) and the Submarine R-12 was sunk during a diving accident.
There are different answers to that but the most common one is that the USN had 288 submarines in WW2
Do people know anything these days? If you know alot about U boats Ext.I myself have a U boat book that list from the U1 to the U 4001 that all through those numbers were lost only about 30 ww2 U boats remain today
Submarines fought in both WW1 and WW2.
U-Boat was the name used by the Allies for German submarines particularly during WW2. U-Boat stood for Unterseeboot, the German for submarine. Unterseeboot was actually a general term for submarines.Answer: An undersea boat or submarine. Also can be known as a German Submarine.A U-Boat or "unter see boot" is the German name for a submarine.
If they were hunting for targets they would be a "pack". Certainly there was a tendency in WW2 to refer to German submarines as a pack as in "Wolfpack" for the nature in which they hunted and usually destroyed targets. But I believe the navy, in its less belligerent moods calls it a "flotilla."
Both sides, the Allies and the Axis, had submarines when WW2 started.
Ireland was neutral during the war but leaned towards the Allies and didn't permit German U-Boats to resupply there. However, neutral Spain did allow the resupply of German submarines.
Over 4,000,000 .
The submarines in WW2 are different from now. I have done research and back then submarines were easily sunk and were ran differently ! How were they ran differently ? Back then in WW2 the submarines used, were smaller ... They were ran by Diesel engines which allowed them to high surface speed and long range, but underwater it was very difficult and the speed and range wasn't the same from out of the water.
Germany lost her African colonies after WW1 so there were no colonies to occupy in WW2.
how many b-17 and crews was lost in ww2
Prominently 17 million German people server In the second world war
all big and small German cities destroyed in ww2.
Some German guys assassinated an important Australian man. So I'm guessing Germany. They lost that war, started ww2 and lost that as well. FAIL
World wide, probably close to 2,000 subs were in use; with Germany using close to a thousand of them.Ans 2 - During WW2 the Germans had 1,072 subs and lost 705.The Japanese had 181 and lost 130The Royal Navy had 218 and lost 76.The US Navy had 288 and lost 52The Soviet Navy had 280 and lost110The Italian Navy had 172 and lost 128Other Navies such as Netherlands, Poland etc. had small numbers of submarines, but I don't have accurate records of how many.The total number would be a bit over 2,000
During WW2, all the major countries involved used submarines.
Yes, before cruise missiles came about, submarines were armed solely with torpedoes and, more common in WW2, deck guns.
During WW2 around 18.2 million soldiers served in the German military. Im not sure about the US army.