Sydney’s Minisub Wreck Opened to Divers

Australia will open up to divers the wreck of a Japanese minisubmarine that famously attacked Sydney harbor during World War II, after winning support from Tokyo, authorities said Monday.

To mark the 70th anniversary of the event — which sparked public hysteria in the city — New South Wales Environment Minister Robyn Parker said controlled diving access would be allowed.

“Diver access will be on a trial basis and the move is strongly supported by both the Commonwealth and the Japanese governments,” she said in a statemen

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