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5 years ago
SunderlandW4020
Agreed, they would have likely had difference camouflage schemes depending on location of deployment. My theory is the polar bear motif is one for when U-454 was working the Arctic convoy routes, prior to being assigned to the 7th Flotilla in the Bay of Biscay.
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5 years ago
SunderlandW4020
Thanks! That's what I was thinking. There's so many examples of the arrangement being opposite to what the report says, that I suspect it's an error on their part, considering whoever wrote the report never actually saw U-454, they're just presenting it based on what the crew told the interrogators. The report compiler may never have even spoken to the captured crew either.
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5 years ago
SunderlandW4020
Hello! I'm new to Uboat.net, but not entirely new to u-boats. I've always been interested in them, and was surprised to find that my family lost a relative in 1943, when his RAAF Sunderland was damaged by U-454 during their attempt to sink her, causing them to ditch in the Bay of Biscay. I have decided to model the U-454 (and possibly the Mk.II Sunderland he flew), so I am doing wh
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