CLEVELAND - A member of the Ohio Military Historical Society has just announced an unbelievable announcement.
Speaking before the monthly meeting of the OMHS, Executive Director Mervin W. Kiddlefuddle, 61, stated that a couple of scuba divers from Pontiac, Michigan, have told him about the discovery in Lake Erie of a Japanese two-man submarine from World War II.
The two scuba divers identified as Dante Kaminski and Fletcher Ortega told USA Daybreak that they were searching for old discarded jewelry when they came upon the sub which was submerged in 29 feet of water and totally buried in Lake Erie mud except for the periscope.
Kaminski stated that he and Ortega knew right away that it was a Japanese sub because of the Japanese lettering on the periscope which spelled out the words Made in Japan.
Meanwhile Vice-President Joe Biden has gotten into the fray. He has made it abundantly clear that the Secret Service, the FBI, the CIA, and HUD will all be looking into the amazing situation and find out exactly how in the world the World War II, two-man sub was able to get into Lake Erie.
Vice-President Biden said that he has personally spoken to the Japanese government and they will be sending Mr. Hiroki Takanaki, 93, to Washington D.C.
Mr. Takanaki is regarded as the world's leading expert on Japanese two-man submarines in service during World War II having served aboard three of them.
For Further Reading on the subject of Japanese two-man submarines during World War II, read Mr. Takanaki's definitive book on the subject, titled 'Turn Reft At The Righthouse.'