Brazilian PBY-5A amphibians

U.S. Navy officers review a line of Brazilian PBY-5A amphibians with senior Brazilian naval aviators
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During the Battle of the Atlantic, Brazilian Consolidated PBYs like these participated in anti-submarine operations, with one successfully sinking a U-boat, U-199, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro on July 31, 1943. Here, U.S. Navy officers review a line of Brazilian PBY-5A amphibians with senior Brazilian naval aviators. (National Archives and Records Administration, 80-G-K-5258).

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