World: Do Not Disturb

After removing a dead officer from one of the midget submarines destroyed at Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Navy found the other half of its two-man crew still tightly wedged in the ship's bowels. Unable to scoop it out conveniently, the Navy sliced a 15-foot after-section from the core of the sub and, with full Naval honors, laid the makeshift coffin to rest in the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!