Today in World War II History

US sub U-3008 (former German sub U-3008)
with snorkel raised. (US Navy photo)
70 Years Ago—Feb. 5, 1944: Germans deploy the first U-boat with a “Schnorchel” to increase time sub could stay submerged. New songs in Top Ten: “Besame Mucho” and “Mairzy Doats.”