TIL of the K-ships — a class of armed blimps used by the US Navy during WW2 for anti-submarine warfare operations against German U-boats. Only one K-ship was lost due to enemy action when the K-74 was shot down by machine gun fire from the submarine U-134 on the night of the 18th of July 1943

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