When a German U-Boat sighted an Allied convoy and broadcast its position, U-Boat Command would assemble a group of U-Boats to attack the convoy. The Allies called these groupings of U-Boats, “Wolfpacks,” a word still used today. Curiously, the German U-Boat command never used this word.
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