December 1944: USS Bergall vs IJN Myōkō and Ushio
In December 1944, a US submarine stumbled upon a Japanese heavy cruiser. The brief battle resulted in epic journeys for both. The History Guy recalls an event where the story was as much in what happened after the battle as it was in the battle itself.
This is original content based on research by The History Guy. Images in the Public Domain are carefully selected and provide illustration. As very few images of the actual event are available in the Public Domain, images of similar objects and events are used for illustration.
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