Operation Sprotte (ii)

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This was a German naval minelaying operation in the Pechora Sea by Oberleutnant Hans Falke’s U-992 (29 August/6 September 1944).

The boat laid 12 TMC mines in the Kolguyev Strait, between the Russian mainland and Kolguyev island, on 2 September, and also collaborated with the 'Dachs' wolfpack.