Photo #: 80-G-339854
Japanese "Kaiten" Type 2 or 4 Human Torpedo
View of the afterbody, showing rudders and propellers, with other "Kaiten" in the background, at the Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 7 September 1945.
Japanese "kanji" character painted on the fairwater of "Kaiten" number 26 is "yoko", probably a unit marking for Yokosuka naval base. Top fin of the "Kaiten" in the foreground features a painted Japanese navy flag.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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25 May 2000