Pearl harbor midget sub
The Type A Ko-hyoteki class was a class of Japanese midget submarines (Ko- hyoteki) used during World War II. They had. An hour before the air attack, a squadron of tiny Japanese midget submarines attempted to slip into the harbor's defenses, like burglars in the. Hours before enemy planes filled the skies above Pearl Harbor, Japanese midget submarines were already lurking below water in a. The Japanese Navy included five Type A midget submarines in the Pearl Harbor raid of 7 December Transported on board large I type submarines, the midgets were launched near the entrance to Pearl Harbor the night before the attack was to begin. One, spotted trying to enter the harbor before dawn, was attacked and sunk by USS Ward (DD) in the first combat action of the as yet . Sep 07, · After the attack on Pearl Harbor, a new attraction was sent on tour: the Japanese midget submarine HA. HA. 19 toured the United States to promote sales of War Bonds In September of , the dismantled submarine was shipped to the US mainland, loaded aboard a flat-bed trailer in California, and sent on a nationwide tour. Pearl Harbor and the Japanese Midget Submarines The Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, on December 7th, , was a two pronged attack, comprised of both aerial and underwater components. Five Midget submarines were launched from I-Class mother subs, at the entrance to the harbor.