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Researchers from the Hawaii Undersea Research Lab discovered the wreckage of the Imperial Japanese Navy’s 400-foot I-400 World War II submarine off the southern coast of Oahu. It's a 68-year old mystery that has finally come to light.

Researchers from the Hawaii Undersea Research Lab discovered the wreckage of the Imperial Japanese Navy’s World War II submarine off the southern coast of Oahu. It's a old mystery that has finally come to light.

U-boats were German submarines that caused havoc in World War Two during the Battle of the Atlantic. U-boats were so damaging that Winston Churchill commented that it was the only time in World War Two that he thought Britain would have to contemplate surrendering.

U-boats caused havoc in World War Two during the Battle of the Atlantic. U-boats were so damaging that Winston Churchill commented that it was the only time in World War Two that he thought Britain would have to contemplate surrendering.

Photographers record the blast from an air-dropped atomic bomb at Yucca Flats, Nevada. March 31, 1953

collective-history: “ Photographers record the blast from an air-dropped atomic bomb at Yucca Flats, Nevada.

Incomplete German U-boats abandoned at the Blohm and Voss shipyard in Hamburg, 4 May 1945. Submarine production was not among Hitler's priorities and that was one of his many strategic mistakes.If indeed the Allies were to face a significant U-boat force, instead of the few dozen operational submarines at a time, the outcome of the war could have been different.

Incomplete German U-boats abandoned at the Blohm and Voss shipyard in Hamburg, 4 May

Hiroshima, after the bomb.

Sitting in the ruins of Hiroshima (Alfred Eisenstaedt, Time & Life Pictures…

Japanese Propaganda: This poster depicts a Japanese warrior destroying American ships. The flags behind the warrior represent the nations who Japan was allied with.

This image depicts a Japanese samurai standing victoriously over sinking British and American battleships. Imposing and awe-inspiring, this poster displays the Japanese flag along with German and Italian colors.

A soldier equips an elephant-mounted machine gun during WWI, c.1914-1918 [800x634] - Imgur

A soldier equips an elephant-mounted machine gun during WWI. I chose this pin because i thought it was interesting. In WWI i have heard of horses and dogs being used but not elephants. Especially elephants mounted with machine guns.

The USS Oklahoma is pulled upright after capsizing due to damage during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Dec 7, 1941. It was an amazing feat never before tried. 21 massive GE DC motors were anchored to the shore and cables strung to the ship. It took three months to pull the ship upright. It was beached, patched up and sold for scrap, but while being towed to the US, it developed a leak. Despite the efforts of the salvors, the ship settled and finally, after many hours, rolled over and…

The USS Oklahoma is pulled upright after capsizing due to damage during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Dec Unfortunately, despite all the efforts to raiser her, she ultimately rolled over and sank.

Two wrecked German submarines at dockside in Hamburg, Germany, after Allied bombing. Shipyards were rebuilt a few times, but after the heavy...

U-Boats ~ Two wrecked German submarines at dockside in Hamburg, Germany, after Allied bombing. Shipyards were rebuilt a few times.

The war is over and US forces are being demobilized back to peacetime status. Here, 52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet rest in Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, circa Jan 1946.

The war is over and US forces are being demobilized back to peacetime status. Here, 52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet rest in Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, circa Jan