Operation Storm

Operation Storm

Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II

Book - 2013
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Discusses the top-secret Japanese submarine project in World War II, creating submarines designed to work as underwater aircraft carriers, and the planned attack on U.S. cities that could have changed the outcome of the war.
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, 2013
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780307464804
0307464806
Branch Call Number: 940.5451 GEOGH
Characteristics: xiii, 478 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm

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SEBoiko
Jun 03, 2013

Given Soviet interest, US officials denied the Russians access by scuttling Yamamoto's subs.

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SEBoiko
Jun 03, 2013

When Emperor Hirohito announced his desire for peace, most Japanese were confused, particularty since he never used the word surrender.

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SEBoiko
Jun 03, 2013

The IJN's high command refused to believe their codes had been compromised.

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SEBoiko
Jun 03, 2013

Though it's true that the United States knew nothing about the Panama Canal strike, they did know something about the I-400's.

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SEBoiko
May 23, 2013

The United States began experimenting with its own version of a plane-carrying sub in 1923.

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SEBoiko
May 23, 2013

At least six countries experimented with sub-plane combinations with varying degrees of success, but only Japan was able to carry out the ideas to fruition.

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May 23, 2013

Though Germany, Britian, the United States, and Italt "passed" on the plane-carrying sub concept, France was next, and her commitment was big.

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