This episode is about the Ellwood attack which occurred in 1942, when an Imperial Japanese submarine surfaced off the coast of Santa Barbara, California, and attacked Ellwood oil field. What followed proved to be one of the most interesting and forgotten attacks in American history.
Today’s host, John Young, graduated from UCSB with a BA in History in March, 2022. He will attend UCLA Law school beginning in Fall of 2022. When not engaging in his studies, John enjoys fitness, cooking, and animals.