First blow struck in attack is met with skepticism
By William Cole firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov. 30, 2016
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U.S. NAVAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE COMMAND
A Japanese midget sub washed up on shore on Dec. 8, 1941, off Bellows Field in Waimanalo. Suffering from a faulty gyrocompass, the sub was freed from a reef after it was bombed. Its captain, Kazuo Sakamaki, tried to scuttle the vessel but failed. He was taken prisoner.