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Japanese submarine I-168

Index Japanese submarine I-168

The Japanese submarine I-168 (I-68, until 20 May 1942) was a ''Kaidai'' type of cruiser submarine active in World War II. [1]

27 relations: Aircraft carrier, Attack on Pearl Harbor, Battle of Midway, Cruiser submarine, Destroyer, Empire of Japan, Hawaii, Hotchkiss M1929 machine gun, Imperial Japanese Navy, Japan, Kaidai-type submarine, Kiska, Kwajalein Atoll, New Hanover Island, Proceedings, Sasebo, Nagasaki, Ship class, Solomon Islands, Steffen Strait, Torpedo, Torpedo tube, United States Navy, USS Gwin (DD-433), USS Hughes (DD-410), USS Monaghan (DD-354), USS Scamp (SS-277), World War II.

Aircraft carrier

An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.

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Attack on Pearl Harbor

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, on the morning of December 7, 1941.

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Battle of Midway

The Battle of Midway was a decisive naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II which occurred between 4 and 7 June 1942, only six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and one month after the Battle of the Coral Sea.

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Cruiser submarine

A cruiser submarine is a very large submarine designed to remain at sea for extended periods in areas distant from base facilities.

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Destroyer

In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast, maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.

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Empire of Japan

The was the historical nation-state and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.

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Hawaii

Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.

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Hotchkiss M1929 machine gun

The 13.2 mm Hotchkiss machine gun was a heavy machine gun designed and manufactured by Hotchkiss et Cie from the late 1920s until World War II when it saw service with various nations' forces, including Japan where the gun was built under licence.

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Imperial Japanese Navy

The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN; Kyūjitai: 大日本帝國海軍 Shinjitai: 大日本帝国海軍 or 日本海軍 Nippon Kaigun, "Navy of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the navy of the Empire of Japan from 1868 until 1945, when it was dissolved following Japan's defeat and surrender in World War II.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Kaidai-type submarine

The was a type of 1st class submarine operated by the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) before and during World War II.

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Kiska

Kiska (Qisxa) is an island in the Rat Islands group of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska.

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Kwajalein Atoll

Kwajalein Atoll (Marshallese: Kuwajleen) is part of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI).

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New Hanover Island

New Hanover Island, (Neuhannover), also called Lavongai, is a large volcanic island in the New Ireland Province.

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Proceedings

In academia and librarianship, proceedings are the acts and happenings of an academic field, a learned society, or an academic conference.

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Sasebo, Nagasaki

is a core city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.

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Ship class

A ship class is a group of ships of a similar design.

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Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands is a sovereign country consisting of six major islands and over 900 smaller islands in Oceania lying to the east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu and covering a land area of.

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Steffen Strait

Steffen Strait is a strait near Selapiu Island, generally between New Hanover and New Ireland, at.

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Torpedo

A modern torpedo is a self-propelled weapon with an explosive warhead, launched above or below the water surface, propelled underwater towards a target, and designed to detonate either on contact with its target or in proximity to it.

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Torpedo tube

A torpedo tube is a cylinder shaped device for launching torpedoes.

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United States Navy

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.

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USS Gwin (DD-433)

USS Gwin (DD-433), a, was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for Lieutenant Commander William Gwin, an American Civil War officer who commanded river boats against Confederate forces in Alabama.

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USS Hughes (DD-410)

USS Hughes (DD-410) was a World War II-era in the service of the United States Navy, named after Commander Edward Merritt Hughes.

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USS Monaghan (DD-354)

USS Monaghan (DD-354) was the last ship built of the ''Farragut''-class destroyer design.

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USS Scamp (SS-277)

USS Scamp (SS-277), a ''Gato''-class submarine, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the scamp grouper, a member of the Serranidae family.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_submarine_I-168

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