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Diary July 5, 1944

The midget submarine 'Neger' or 'Marder'
The midget submarine ‘Neger’ or ‘Marder’ was a one-man torpedo, whereby a G7E torpedo was attached under the hull.
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, July 5, 1944:

Sea War

Channel: Neger (Negro) type U-boats begin operations off Normandy. In 3 night operations they sink 4 light warships and cripple cruiser Dragon at cost of heavy losses.

Air War

Europe: 233 B-24 Liberator bombers raid Toulon; 7 Type VII U-boats hit.

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