Battleships Yamato and Musashi (Anatomy of The Ship) A new book will be available soon about the anatomy of the famous super-battleships of Yamato-class: Yamato and Musashi. Equipped with the largest guns and heaviest armor and with the greatest displacement of any ship ever built, the Yamato proved to be a formidable […]
Isoroku Yamamoto: Commander-in-chief of the Combined Fleet April 4, 1884 – April 18, 1943 The admiral Isoroku Yamamoto (April 4, 1884 – April 18, 1943) was the commander-in-chief of the Combined Fleet during Pacific War. However, his plane was shot down on 18th April 1943 which was a severe blow to Japanese national morale during […]
IJN Yamato Battleship: Data, revamped photography and exhaustive Timeline with photos In this post we organize and make it available all the information we have on the Battleship Yamato, including also her twin the Battleship Musashi. These two battleships formt he Yamato-class battleship. A third vessel was also designed and semi-constructed but was later […]
Battleships of the Imperial Japanese Navy: Enhanced photography and polls I have been working on enhancing the quality of old photography by reducing the noise, adding color tones and filtering using HT techniques. It means that the photography displayed in the page are unique and first time showed with this special enhancement. In addition, […]
Battle of Coral Sea: Summary and Quick Visual Quiz Following the rapid expansion during January-February of 1942, the Japanese Command understood the necessity to strengthen the South Pacific flank of the Rising Empire of Japan. While some authors have the opinion that it was a defensive operation, others think that it was a preliminary […]
As an experimental project, I have been mapping the available exact information of the Tabular Record of Movement of the Battleship Musashi into a more friendly and readable visual timeline representation. You can read about the status of the project and see the preliminary stages of the project here.