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NH 62816 Japanese "Type A" midget submarine HA-19

Photo #: NH 62816  HA-19
Description: (Japanese Type A midget submarine) In Fredericksburg, Texas, birthplace of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, during a national War Bond tour, circa 1943. HA-19 was captured on 8 December 1941, after it unsuccessfully attempted to enter Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack on the previous day. The Hotel Nimitz is in the background. Note police cars, Boy Scouts and truck (from the Bigge Drayage Co., Oakland, California). Collection of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 62816
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