Luftwaffe's 'Golden comb' attack
13th September 1942: Over a hundred torpedoes are simultaneously launched at Arctic Convoy PQ18
After the disastrous Convoy PQ 17 which was decimated by German bombers and U-boats after the convoy was ordered to scatter, there had been a delay before the next Arctic convoy was organised.
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