U-656 was attacked and sunk by a Lockheed Hudson PBO of VP-82 on March 1, 1942

Of note:  this was the first attack by US Navy forces in WWII that resulted in the sinking of a U-boat

A PBO of VP-82 at Argentia, Newfoundland - 1942

PBOs of VP-82 in flight - 1942



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VP-82 Report from ENS Tepuni's attack
Photographs of the scene of action