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80-G-276351 Japanese "Kaiten" human torpedo

Photo #: 80-G-276351  Japanese "Kaiten" human torpedo
Title: Japanese "Kaiten" human torpedo
Description: Photo #: 80-G-276351 Japanese Kaiten human torpedo On a launching carts at Dublon, Truk Atoll, 19 November 1945. This appears to be a non-standard Kaiten, and may be a locally-produced version. Note its very large conning station, apparently strapped atop a torpedo. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-276351
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