As their submarine’s stern begins to sink, crewmen of U-664 break out their life rafts and abandon ship following a successful attack by TBF Avengers and F4F Wildcats of Composite Squadron from the escort carrier Card. warhistoryonline.com
Richard Burton joined the Royal Air Force as a navigator at the age of 18 in 1944. He went to Canada for further training, but the war ended before he could gain any combat experience. A frustrated Burton had to endure a further 2 years waiting to be demobilized. He got involved in acting during periods of leave from the RAF.