A new page for the last battle of the Musashi Battleship


A new page for the last battle of the Musashi Battleship 

 

The Battleship Musashi was the most advanced and large warship in her era together with the Battleship Yamato, her twin. In the last mission, the Battleship Musashi took part in the last battle of her history. During 5 hours and 20 minutes the Musashi faced a successive series of six aerial attacks by U.S. naval planes. The number of bomb and torpedo hits were unbelievable for the coetaneous ships.

 

The historical facts and reports of the last battle of the Musashi Battleship are gathered together here in this page: The last battle of the Musashi Battleship. The page includes the details for the sixth air attacks that the Musashi suffered in her last mission as well as the damage that each of these attacks did on the structure of the warship.

 

View of Musashi from her bow, circa 1942

View of Musashi from her bow, circa 1942


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