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Worcestershire's airborne electronics warfare wonderland

GrumpyKiwi Silver badge

Apparently the snorkel didn't make much of a radar signature. From what I've recently been reading on the Battle of the Atlantic, once the snorkel came into common use (mid-late 1944) the ratio of submarines sunk by aircraft vs. those sunk by the escort ships dramatically shifted in favour of the escorts as the aircraft were no longer detecting submarines recharging on the surface.

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