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Yamato (大和?), named after the ancient Japanese Yamato Province, was the lead ship of the Yamato class of battleships that served with the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. On 7 April 1945 she was sunk by American carrier-based bombers and torpedo bombers with the loss of most of her crew.

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1930's Imperial Japanese Navy Postcard : Art of Rising Sun Flag & Battleship / vintage antique old military war art card - Japan War Art

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Pacific War - Mitsubishi G4M, the main land-based bomber used by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service in World War 2.

Dai Nippon Military Antiques Imperial Japanese Navy Badges

IJN Akagi 1930's.IJN Akagi - Portaerei - Varata 22 aprile 1925 Entrata in servizio 27 marzo 1927 - Dislocamento 42.000 t Lunghezza 260,68 m Larghezza 31,32 m Pescaggio 8,71 m Propulsione 19 caldaie, turbine ad ingranaggi e propulsione elettrica, 4 eliche, 133.000 shp Velocità 31 nodi (58,3 km/h) Autonomia 8.200 nm a 12 nodi Equipaggio 2.000 - Corazzatura Cintura: 152 mm Ponte: 79 mm - Affondata nella battaglia di Midway

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8 in class Myoko class heavy cruiser Ashigara pictured whilst representing the Imperial Japanese Navy at the Spithead Coronation Review in May 1937. She was sunk by British submarine HMS Trenchant in June 1945 after eventful war service.

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