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Bravery beyond belief: The awesome and inspiring stories behind the VC and George Cross

Submarine heroes: Leading Seaman James Magennis VC and Lieutenant Ian Fraser VC outside Buckingham Palace in July 1945

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The remains of a German midget submarine, abandoned by the roadside by retreating German forces near Arras, France.

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A heavily damaged midget submarine base constructed by occupying Japanese forces on Kiska Island, photo taken sometime in 1943, after Allied forces retook the island.

British Ships Involved - Submarines - X-Craft (Midget Submarine)

British Ships Involved - Submarines - X-Craft (Midget Submarine)

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British Ships Involved - Submarines - X-Craft (Midget Submarine)

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British Ships Involved - Submarines - X-Craft (Midget Submarine)

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British Ships Involved - Submarines - X-Craft (Midget Submarine)

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15 in battleship HMS Queen Elizabeth, name ship of her famous class, pictured as she appeared in WW2 after extensive modernisation: together with sister HMS Valiant she was severely damaged by an Italian two man chariot midget submarine in Alexandria harbour on 19th December 1941.

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from Urban Ghosts Media

The Rusting Wreck of Kiska Island's Abandoned Japanese Midget Submarine

On the island of Kiska, Alaska, an abandoned Japanese midget submarine has lain silent in the grass that has consumed its former launch facility for decades. The abandoned wreck is now part of a Pacific war memorial.

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