The Most Dreaded Things: AE2 in the Dardanelles minefields 3/3

Picture of the extract of Kinder's memoir AE2 in the Dardanelles minefields

No allied submarine had successfully negotiated the Dardanelles. Minefields and the ever present danger of running aground posed formidable obstacles to AE2. This extract is from Kinder's memoir provides a very human account of what it was like to traverse a minefield with the sound of hawsers scraping against the submarine hull.

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AWM: PR01466 [pp.24-31] (extract for quick reference) AWM: PR01466 (full report, slow download)

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