The biggest warship of World War II and the world's largest battleship. Yamato was designed around the idea that an individual ship could have superiority over any battleship of a potential enemy. Her main guns had overwhelming firepower. The ship maintained a very high level of survivability...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 06, 2017
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Artwork was done for the movie's release. This art was used for movie posters, theater lobbycards, and on the soundtrack record album. Here is a sample of some of the movie's art:

  1. Main poster
  2. Nightime approach
  3. Launch planes
  4. Vals dive
  5. Rear gunner
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"Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan."

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Battleships and Battlecruisers were still seen as the height of sea power at the beginning of WWII, and having the most powerful and fastest battleships was considered all important, but by the war's end, these floating fortresses found their...read more

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The Battle of the Philippine Sea, 19-20 June 1944, was the last of the major carrier aircraft battles of the Pacific War, a series of battles that started in the Coral Sea in 1942. It is sometimes called the "First" Battle of the Philippine Sea since the Battle for Leyte Gulf in October 1944 is...read more

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"Isoroku" is a 2011 Japanese war drama film about Isoroku Yamamoto. Kōji Yakusho, an awared Japanese actor, portrays Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, who prepared the attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. Opposed to the plan, Yamamoto must nevertheless carry out his orders and commit one of the...read more

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The December 1954 edition of Air Trails magazine, a mere decade past the end of World War II, did a short feature on 11 of the Japanese Air Force's most important airplanes. Description and role for each model is brief.

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 HQ Batallón) October 01, 2016
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During 1941, seated at the kitchen table in his rented house in Coronado, California, a naval aviator spent an evening with match sticks arrayed in front of him, each representing an aircraft. Lieutenant Commander John S. “Jimmy” Thach’s goal as he...read more

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 Lieutenant) August 13, 2016
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Former Japanese fighter pilot 99-year-old Kaname Harada reflects on his nation's wartime past as Japan marks seven decades since the end of World War II.

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Japan's role in World War II gets a whole new perspective in this consisting entirely of full color footage, including color films from Japan that were recently discovered. As the visuals of the world war take on a new vivid immediateness, the story of the rise of the militarists in Japan is...read more

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