The I-58 submarine at Sasebo in 1946. Photo: National Archives The I-58 submarine at Sasebo in 1946. Photo: National Archives
The I-58 submarine at Sasebo in 1946. Photo: National Archives

Japan identifies submarines seized and sunk by US after second world war

In 1946, the Soviet Union demanded access to the submarines but Washington did not want design secrets falling into the hands of its new cold war enemy

Topic |   Legacy of war in Asia
The I-58 submarine at Sasebo in 1946. Photo: National Archives The I-58 submarine at Sasebo in 1946. Photo: National Archives
The I-58 submarine at Sasebo in 1946. Photo: National Archives
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