Imperial Japanese Navy Battleships 1941-45 (New Vanguard)

By Mark Stille

The Imperial jap military of global struggle 2 handed the Allied and Axis fleets in innovation and know-how. This identify covers the 12 jap battleships that observed provider among 1941-45. every one classification is taken into account in flip in gentle of its layout and building, its armament and wartime differences. the writer, Mark Stille, additionally makes use of first-hand bills and dramatic pictures to inform the tale of those robust battleships at warfare, together with significant engagements through the raid at Pearl Harbor and the conflict of halfway. He additionally examines the broader context of jap battleship improvement through the naval method and cult of the battleship. This name will fascinate any naval fanatic, and the distinctive colour plates will make it crucial for modelers of the interval.

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