This is the area through which all boats entering the Mediterranean had to traverse. The Straits of Gibraltar itself was a very dangerous part of the journey as it is very narrow and was always heavily patroled by allied vessels. U-boats did patrol these waters as they were used heavily for shipping, among others to sustain the war in Africa.
U-boats lost near Gibraltar
In this area 26 U-boats were lost during WWII.
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Books dealing with this subject include
A la Sombra de la Roca. Escuadra Sánchez, Alfonso, 1997.