Amazing view of the IJN Yamato battleship, the world's most powerful and largest battleship in history. 72,800 tons with 18.1" main guns capable of firing a 3,000 lb. shell over 26 miles!

Amazing view of the IJN Yamato battleship, the world's most powerful and largest battleship in history. 72,800 tons with 18.1" main guns capable of firing a 3,000 lb. shell over 26 miles!

15 in Italian battleship Roma: not completed until June 1942 due to resource shortages (well over 2 years after her sisters Littorio and Vittorio Veneto), she was the only one of the trio not to survive WW2, being sunk by German radio controlled glider bombs whilst en route to Malta to surrender to the Allies in September 1943.

15 in Italian battleship Roma: not completed until June 1942 due to resource shortages (well over 2 years after her sisters Littorio and Vittorio Veneto), she was the only one of the trio not to survive WW2, being sunk by German radio controlled glider bombs whilst en route to Malta to surrender to the Allies in September 1943.

HMS Howe, 14 in King George V class battleship, built to Washington Treaty limits. Sisters HMS Prince of Wales (participant in the Bismarck saga and sunk by the Japanese in 1941) and HMS Duke of York (victor over the German battleship Scharnhorst in 1943) were the best known of the 5 ship class other than Home Fleet flagship 'KGV' herself.

HMS Howe, 14 in King George V class battleship, built to Washington Treaty limits. Sisters HMS Prince of Wales (participant in the Bismarck saga and sunk by the Japanese in 1941) and HMS Duke of York (victor over the German battleship Scharnhorst in 1943) were the best known of the 5 ship class other than Home Fleet flagship 'KGV' herself.

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