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Japan’s Underwater Aircraft Carrier I-400 series conclusion

Originally posted on Pacific Paratrooper: Watch the surrender of a I-400 class Supersubmarine. Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto called for the construction of 18 of the massive submarines carrying a total of 36 attack planes. The name of the special submarine class was abbreviated to Sen-toku. The attack planes had to be designed from scratch. The…

Japan’s Underwater Aircraft Carrier / part-one

Originally posted on Pacific Paratrooper:
I-400 Series Super-submarine Lieutenant Commander Stephen L. Johnson had a problem on his hands; a very large problem. His Balao-class submarine, the Segundo, had just picked up a large radar contact on the surface about 100 miles off Honshu, one of Japan’s home islands, heading south toward Tokyo.  World War II in…