What a Broom Tied to a Periscope Means in the U.S. Navy

From:Hell Below: America Fights Back

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On February 7, 1943, the USS Wahoo sailed proudly into Pearl Harbor, a broom tied to her periscope. It was a wink to an old Naval tradition signifying a clean sweep of her enemies.