Imperial Japanese Navy

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The remarkable pagoda style bridgework in Japanese battleship Fuso, pictured in . sunk in what was the last ever surface action between battleships. Naval History, Military History, Capital Ship, Imperial Japanese Navy, Big Guns, Navy Ships, Panzer, Aircraft Carrier, War Machine

The remarkable pagoda style bridgework of 14 in Japanese battleship Fuso, pictured in 1940. She and sister Yamashiro dated from the dreadnought era and saw little meaningful action until the battle of Surigao Strait in November 1944 since they were too slow: both were sunk in what was the last ever surface action between battleships.

Battleship Kirishima's last stand as it is sunk by USS Washington at the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, November 1942 Military Art, Military History, Imperial Japanese Navy, Ship Paintings, Naval History, Navy Aircraft, Navy Ships, Ship Art, Aircraft Carrier

Painting of Japanese battleship Kirishima's last battle as it is sunk by the USS Washington at Guadalcanal.

A Japanese subchaser/gunboat suffers a direct hit from US bombers near Japanese territorial waters as what has been left of the Japanese Imperial Navy tries to fight one last battle, June World History, World War Ii, Imperial Japanese Navy, Iwo Jima, Naval History, Story Of The World, Navy Ships, Pearl Harbor, Submarines

A Japanese gunboat suffers a direct hit from US bombers near Japanese territorial waters as what has been left of the Japanese Imperial Navy tries to fight one last battle, June 1945.

The Japanese battleship Haruna is under attack by American aircraft carrier bombers (USS Intrepid at the port of the naval base at Kure). Due to several bomb attacks, the battleship landed on the seabed Pearl Harbor, Uss Intrepid, Etat Major, Navy Carriers, Leyte, Imperial Japanese Navy, Ww2 Photos, History Online, Hale Navy

[Photo] Carrier aircraft of US 3rd Fleet planes attacking battleship Haruna, Kure, Japan 28 Jul 1945; photo taken by aircraft from USS Intrepid

[Photo] Carrier aircraft of US 3rd Fleet planes attacking battleship Haruna, Kure, Japan 28 Jul 1945; photo taken by aircraft from USS Intrepid | World War II Database

The battered and sunken hulk of the Japanese heavy cruiser Aoba after World War II group キリ Navy Coast Guard, Sea Of Japan, Heavy Cruiser, Imperial Japanese Navy, Ghost Ship, United States Navy, Navy Ships, Pearl Harbor, Submarines

the battered and sunken hulk of the Japanese heavy cruiser Aoba after the war

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The carrier ‘Zuiho’ under attack by an American dive bomber. Note the camouflage used to make the carrier appear as a destroyer mid-turn when seen from above. Leyte Gulf, 1944 In the Shadow of Leaves Military News, Military History, Les Philippines, Leyte, Imperial Japanese Navy, Uss Enterprise, Submarines, Aircraft Carrier, War Machine

The Japanese carrier Zuiho under attack by American dive bombers. Leyte Gulf Oct25, 1944.[600x466]

Post with 160 views. The Japanese carrier Zuiho under attack by American dive bombers. Leyte Gulf Oct25, 1944.[600x466]

Kongo-class Japanese battleship Hiei at dusk in Saeki Bay, Oct Two months later, Hiyei, and sister ship Kirishima, joined the task force that attacked Pearl Harbor. Note the trademark "pagoda" fore bridge. Naval History, Military History, Die Füchsin, Imperial Japanese Navy, Colorized Photos, Dawn And Dusk, Navy Ships, Pearl Harbor, Aircraft Carrier

Kongo-class Japanese battleship Hiei at dusk in Saeki Bay, Oct 1941. Two months later Hiei and sister ship Kirishima joined the task force that attacked Pearl Harbor. Note the trademark "pagoda" fore bridge.

IJN Musashi, along with her sister the Yamato, was the largest battleship ever built. However her colossal size and heavy guns could not protect her from Allied aircraft. In 1944 she was sunk by American aircraft in the Battle of Leyte Gulf. Yamato Class Battleship, Leyte, Imperial Japanese Navy, History Online, Musashi, Super Yachts, Navy Ships, Submarines, World War Two

Japanese battleship Musashi leaving Brunei in 1944 for the Battle of Leyte Gulf