Japanese "Kaiten" Type 2 or 4 Human Torpedo
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.