Operation Faust (ii)

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This was a U-boat wolfpack operation in the Arctic Ocean, directed in this instance against the JW.66 convoy’s passage in ‘Roundel’ (16 April/1 May 1945).

The wolfpack comprised U-278, U-286, U-295, U-307, U-312, U-313, U-363, U-427 and U-481, and for the loss of Oberleutnant Wilhelm Dietrich’s U-286 and Oberleutnant Erich Krüger’s U-307 sank only the British frigate Goodall.