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2008 Battle of Atlantic Expedition

Exploring WWII in the Graveyard of the Atlantic

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battle of the atlantic expedition 20112011
The 2011 Battle of the Atlantic Expedition is all about discovery! Join NOAA's Monitor National Marine Sanctuary as we explore the seafloor off of North Carolina's Outer Banks, search for undiscovered shipwrecks, and investigate a World War Two, underwater battlefield site: the Battle of Convoy KS-520.

battle of the atlantic expedition 20102010
The 2010 summer expedition is the third part of a larger multi-year project to research and document a number of historically significant shipwrecks tragically lost in the Battle of the Atlantic during World War II - specifically the merchant vessels.

battle of the atlantic expedition 20092009
The 2009 summer expedition is the second part of a larger multi-year project to research and document a number of historically significant shipwrecks tragically lost in the Battle of the Atlantic during WWII. Researchers located and identified the final resting place of the YP-389, a U.S. Navy patrol boat sunk by a German submarine.

battle of the atlantic expedition 20082008
The 2008 summer expedition was the first part of a larger multi-year project to research and document a number of historically significant shipwrecks tragically lost during WWII - specifically the German U boats. Watch a video of the U-352 taken during the expedition.

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