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Midget submarine, Pearl Harbor

Midget submarine

Five type A Japanese midget submarines were launch aganist Pearl Harbor in the early morening hours of December 7, 1941. The submarine pictured crashed into a reef in the night. Seaman Inagaki drowned while swimming to shore and the commander, Kazuo Sakamaki, awoke on the beach under the guard of American Sargent David M. Akui. Down arrow


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Midget submarine

Midget submarine

Pictured is the midget Japanese submarine sunk by the American destroyer USS Managhan (DD-354)inside of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Two more of the midge submarines were found where they sunk ouside of the entrance to Pearl Harbor. The fifth Japanese submarine has never been found.




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