Demonstration of a German torpedo fire control system on a U-boat to control torpedo accuracy, in World War II
Atlantic Ocean Date:1945 Duration:1 min 7 sec Sound:Yes
View of a German U-boat with a snorkel to its periscope, laying on its deck, during World War 2. The crew actuates control that raises the snorkel to periscope height above the conning tower. Views of U-boat submerging and of the snorkel plowing through the water ahead of the boat's periscope. Below, in the control room, the Captain looks through his periscope and sees several ships ahead. Closeup of one ship dead ahead. U-boat crewman adjusts fire control equipment. View of the snorkel moving through the water. A torpedo strikes the target ship and sinks it. The U-boat submerges.
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