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WW2 Japanese Midget Submarine

Discussion in 'The War In The Pacific' started by Jim, Sep 30, 2012.

  1. Jim

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    A heavily damaged midget submarine base constructed by occupying Japanese forces on Kiska Island, photo taken sometime in 1943, after Allied forces retook the island.

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    On the same island as above this grave marker was discovered in a small graveyard amid the bombed-out ruins in August of 1943. The marker was made and placed by members of the occupying Japanese Army, after they had buried an American pilot who had crashed on the island. The marker reads: "Sleeping here, a brave air-hero who lost youth and happiness for his Mother land. July 25 - Nippon Army"

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    Did these mini subs carry torpedo's Jim?
     

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