KAITEN: Japan's Secret Manned Suicide Submarine and the First American Ship It Sank in WWII
In November 1944, the U.S. Navy fleet lay at anchor in the Pacific Ocean when the oiler, USS Mississinewa, erupted in a ball of flames. Japan's secret weapon, a manned suicide submarine, had succeeded in its first mission. Here, the authors tell the story of the attack from both sides. 16 pages of photos.
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