The Japs in the subs all killed themselves before doing much damage to avoid being captured (idiots). Two of the three midget subs got through the net.The people of Sydney where surprised at the breach of the boom nets. The security around the harbour was increased and people started to get worried. I would also like to point out that I have no idea what I'm talking about and making about half of this s*** up...
This attack is known as the Attack on Sydney Harbor. During WWII, Japanese submarines attacked the Australian cities of Sydney and Newcastle.
Sydney was shelled by midget submarines in her harbour. There were other attacks by subs but these were isolated incidences and on smaller towns like Townsville
Approximately 28 (23 fleet subs, 5 midget subs). Note that 80% of the midget submarines were destroyed, while the fleet submarines suffered no losses.
Yes, they used Midget submarines to attack the harbor bridge. The attack lasted 4 minutes but every shot was well short of it's initial target.
There were five midget Japanese submarines : I-16, I-18, I-20, I-22, and I-24 .
On 29th May 1942 three Japanese submarines arrived off Madagascar. Two were carrying midget submarines which attacked British ships in harbour, damaging one battleship and sinking a tanker. Both midget subs were sunk.
Up to a point evolved out of Japanese Sea Sleds or open midget submarines.
The Japanese ships were never in danger. They did lose a few midget submarines during the attack.
The Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in bomber planes, fighter planes, submarines, and torpedo bombers. They also planned to use midget submarines but most didn't make it.
Short answer: The Japanese attacked with airplanes from six aircraft carriers, and they also used submarines. The standard-sized submarines were in the Hawaiian waters outside of Pearl Harbor, and midget submarines were sent into Pearl Harbor itself. Details on the web.
Japanese aircraft bombing at high & low level & torpedo bombers. An attack by midget submarines was thwarted.
Five midget submarines participated in the attack.
Three Japanese midget-subs attacked on the night of May 31st/June 1st, 1942. See wikipedia for details.
The midget subs did no actual damage
6 Fleet Carriers, 2 Battleships, 3 Cruisers, 9 Destroyers, 23 Fleet Submarines, 5 Mini-Submarines (Midget Subs), and over 400 airplanes.
There where 59 Japanese killed in Pearl Harbor, all members of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Nine were the crew of 5 Type A midget submarines (of the 10 crew one was captured). The remainder were crews from aircraft shot down in the attack or lost as a result of damage and unable to return to the carriers. From Britannica Concise Encyclopedia: (64) Japanese losses: 4 midget submarines sunk, 1 midget submarine run aground, 29 aircraft destroyed, 55 airmen killed 9 submariners killed
Type A midget submarines. (It's a funny name but that's what they're called.)
Approximately: 6 Fleet Carriers, 2 Battleships, 3 Cruisers, 9 Destroyers, 23 Fleet Submarines, 5 Mini-Subs (Midget Submarines), and over 400 airplanes.
From Britannica Concise Encyclopedia: (64)Japanese losses:4 midget submarines sunk,1 midget submarine run aground,29 aircraft destroyed,55 airmen killed9 submariners killedRead more: How_many_Japanese_died_during_the_attack_on_Pearl_Harbor
There were none: There were Japanese Batleships in the fleet, but the attack was made by carrier-borne aircraft. There was also submarine attack. An attack by Japanese midget submarines as attacked & destroyed. The Japanese fleet included 2 battleships but they did not participate in the attack.
6 aircraft carriers 2 battleships 2 heavy cruisers 1 light cruiser 9 destroyers 8 tankers 23 fleet submarines 5 midget submarines 414 aircraft
Darwin and the area around it was attacked by the Japanese on 64 separate occasions commencing on the 19th of February, 1942. The last raid occurring on the 12th of November, 1943. There was also an air raid on Broome which destroyed most of the planes that had just escaped from Singapore and other recently Japanese over run areas. On the 31st of May, 1942, Japanese midget submarines entered Sydney Harbour and sunk a barracks ship and on 7th of June, 1942, Japanese submarines shelled Sydney and Newcastle. Japanese warships were sinking Australian shipping along the eastern coast of Australia.
Japanese losses were light, with 29 aircraft and five midget submarines lost, and 65 service men killed or wounded
A Japanese float plane from a submarine carried out a flight over Sydney Harbour to map out the targets for the three midget submarines which carried out the attack.