Tribute to WWII U.S. Submarines

During WWII U.S. Navy submarines accounted for over half the total ships sunk of the opposing forces. One of the Google Earth forum moderators put together an excellent tribute in the form of a well-constructed Google Earth file which marks the location of 52 U.S. submarines which sunk in the act of duty during the war. Each placemark was carefully researched and provides details about the ship, photos, and a list of the men who were lost.
The author of this GE File is known as “Chief_Sparky, EMC(SS) USN, ret.”. Here is the post where he released this collection. He obviously has a personal as well as historical interest in this information. And as one of Google Earth forum moderators he was well positioned to do such an excellent job.

About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was released. He worked in 3D graphics for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank left in 2009 to circumnavigate the earth by sailboat as part of the Tahina Expedition.



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