A total of 52 United States submarines were lost during WWII.
The United States submarine service sustained the highest mortality rate of all branches of the U.S. Military during WWII.
1 out of every 5 U.S. Navy submariners was killed in WWII.
3,505 American submariners made the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of their country in World War II.
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Statistics courtesy valoratsea.com.