Corvette Ville de Quebec Sinks U-224

Corvettes were seaworthy but unpleasant. Their rounded bottom made them bobble like a cork. To a casual observer, the key battles of World War II were fought on land. Normandy, Stalingrad, El Alamein and others come to mind. Yet many historians believe that the key to the Allied victory was the war at sea, in particular the Battle of the Atlantic.