Despite being obsolete when it entered the war, the Fairey Swordfish sank more tonnage than any other Allied plane during the World War II. It sank sank the first U-Boat for the Fleet Air Arm and made a critical strike that led to the sinking of the Bismarck. Its design was more suited for World War I, but it was kept in service until 1945. Discover more on this incredible plane that was fondly referred to as the Stringbag.
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