WARSHIP WEDNESDAY, May 19/2021@00:01-WELL, MOST OFTEN I DO NOT WRITE ABOUT THE AXIS, UNLESS IT IS OUR ALLIES SINKING, DAMAGING, ETC., THEM, IN NAVAL BATTLE; THOUGH I HAVE POSTED THE AXIS W.W.II WARSHIPS, A COUPLE OF TIMES, AND HERE AGAIN AS I.J.N., YAMATO WAS SUNK IN APRIL, 1945, IN THE PACIFIC…BY U.S.NAVAL FORCES, INCLUDING U.S.N., AIRCRAFT!!!
NOTE: Y’ALL CAN CHECK OUT THESE OTHER AXIS WARSHIPS POSTED, ON THIS BLOG, AND BY THE WAY, FOR WARSHIP WEDNESDAY; I.J.N., YAMATO…WAS THE WORLDS BIGGEST WARSHIP , DURING ALL OF W.W.II/1939-1945!!!
BRAVO ZULU; U.S.N., AND THEIR NAVAL AIR BRANCH, WITH WARSHIPS…AS I.J.N., YAMATO, EVEN IN APRIL 1945, WITH 5 MONTHS OF W.W.II/WAR LEFT IN THE BATTLE FOR THE PACIFIC, HAD TO BE SUNK, and THEN SOME!!!
Blog Credit: Battleships: Big Boats and Big Guns for Big boys
Yours Aye: Brian Murza…Killick Vison, W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
Battleships: Big Boats and Big Guns for Big boys
Line drawing of Yamato as she appeared in 1944–1945 (specific configuration from 7 April 1945)
The IJN Yamato was undoubtedly the most powerful battleship in the world during her short reign of the Pacific in World War 2.
As the KMS Bismarck was to the Atlantic Theater so too was the IJN Yamato to the Pacific Theater. Undoubtedly the most powerful battleship ever built, the Yamato was a mammoth ship design bristling with cannon and machine gun power backed up by armor that reached close to 20 inches in spots. The Yamato was to own the Pacific Theater and might have done so had the aircraft carrier not solidified its presence in the conflict as the new king of the seas.
With international treaties limited new warship construction to a reasonable 35,000 tons, the Imperial Japanese Navy set about to construct the massive 65,000+ ton Yamato and her sister ship…
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