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Aparri is a first class municipality in the province of Cagayan, Luzon, Philippines.
Apra Harbor is a deep-water port on the western side of the United States territory of Guam.
The United States dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, during the final stage of the Second World War.
The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945) was a major battle in which the U.S. Marines landed on and eventually captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II.
The Boeing B-29 Superfortress is a four-engine propeller-driven heavy bomber designed by Boeing and was flown primarily by the United States during World War II and the Korean War.
A cruiser submarine is a very large submarine designed to remain at sea for extended periods in areas distant from base facilities.
Destroyer escort (DE) was the United States Navy mid-20th century classification for a warship designed with endurance to escort mid-ocean convoys of merchant marine ships.
The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or 'CI' engine) is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel that has been injected into the combustion chamber is initiated by the high temperature which a gas achieves when greatly compressed (adiabatic compression).
A dock landing ship (also called landing ship, dock or LSD) is an amphibious warfare ship with a well dock to transport and launch landing craft and amphibious vehicles.
The escort carrier or escort aircraft carrier (hull classification symbol CVE), also called a "jeep carrier" or "baby flattop" in the United States Navy (USN) or "Woolworth Carrier" by the Royal Navy, was a small and slow type of aircraft carrier used by the Royal Navy, the Imperial Japanese Navy and Imperial Japanese Army Air Force, and the United States Navy in World War II.
Flank speed is a nautical term referring to a ship's true maximum speed and is equivalent to the term full speed ahead.
A floatplane (float plane or pontoon plane) is a type of seaplane, with one or more slender pontoons (known as "floats") mounted under the fuselage to provide buoyancy.
The are Japanese islands in the East China Sea, off the western coast of Kyūshū.
Guam (or; Chamorro: Guåhån) is an organized, unincorporated territory of the United States in the western Pacific Ocean.
The heavy cruiser was a type of cruiser, a naval warship designed for long range and high speed, armed generally with naval guns of roughly 203mm calibre (8 inches in caliber) and displacing approximately 10,000 tons.
A hydrophone (Ancient Greek ὕδωρ.
Japan Standard Time or JST (日本標準時 Nihon Hyōjunji or 中央標準時 Chūō Hyōjunji) is the standard timezone in Japan, and is 9 hours ahead of UTC, i.e. it is UTC+09:00.
were manned torpedoes and suicide craft, used by the Imperial Japanese Navy in the final stages of World War II.
The, officially, abbreviated as, and used as a verb as, were suicide attacks by military aviators from the Empire of Japan against Allied naval vessels in the closing stages of the Pacific campaign of World War II, designed to destroy warships more effectively than was possible with conventional attacks.
was the second of four main administrative districts of the pre-war Imperial Japanese Navy.
Luzon is the largest and most populous island in the Philippines.
was an officer and a submarine commander in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II.
The Navy Unit Commendation (NUC) is a unit award of the United States Navy that was established by order of the Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal on 18 December 1944.
is the southernmost prefecture of Japan.
The "distant bird island" are an 8 km2 total area uninhabited atoll.
Operation Tan No.
was the last major Japanese naval operation in the Pacific Theater of World War II.
Palau (historically Belau or Pelew), officially the Republic of Palau (Beluu er a Belau), is an island country located in the western Pacific Ocean.
San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California.
is a city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.
Scuttling is the act of deliberately sinking a ship by allowing water to flow into the hull.
A seaplane tender is a boat or ship that supports the operation of seaplanes.
The, often shortened to Inland Sea, is the body of water separating Honshū, Shikoku, and Kyūshū, three of the four main islands of Japan.
Sonar (originally an acronym for SOund Navigation And Ranging) is a technique that uses sound propagation (usually underwater, as in submarine navigation) to navigate, communicate with or detect objects on or under the surface of the water, such as other vessels.
A submarine snorkel is a device which allows a submarine to operate submerged while still taking in air from above the surface.
The surrender of the Empire of Japan was announced by Imperial Japan on August 15 and formally signed on September 2, 1945, bringing the hostilities of World War II to a close.
Tinian is one of the three principal islands of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
A torpedo tube is a cylinder shaped device for launching torpedoes.
The Twentieth Air Force (20 AF) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC).
The Type 95 torpedo was a torpedo of the Imperial Japanese Navy.
The was a class of submarine in the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) which served during World War II.
Ulithi (Wulthiy, Yulthiy, or Wugöy) is an atoll in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean, about 191 km (103 nautical mi) east of Yap.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
was one of four principal naval shipyards owned and operated by the Imperial Japanese Navy, and was located at Yokosuka city, Kanagawa prefecture on Tokyo Bay, south of Yokohama.
The Yokosuka P1Y Ginga (銀河, "Galaxy") was a twin-engine, land-based bomber developed for the Japanese Imperial Navy in World War II.
The 14 cm/40 11th Year Type naval gun was the standard surface battery for Japanese submarine cruisers of World War II.
The was a fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) that during World War II, had primary responsibility for the command of submarine operations.