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Japanese Heavy Cruiser Takao
Language: en
Pages: 92
Authors: Janusz Skulski, Waldemar Goralski
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-19 - Publisher: Kagero Pub

The design of four-member Japanese Takao-class heavy cruisers built between 1927 1928 was based on earlier Myoko-class heavy cruisers. The Takao-class was better armored and equipped including the main artillery being modified to engage air targets. The Takao-class had a distinctive look thanks to the massive superstructure and the first
Japanese Heavy Cruiser Takao
Language: en
Pages: 58
Authors: Waldemar Goralski, Miroslaw Skwiot
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-01 - Publisher: Kagero Pub

3D color artwork, close-up views, photographs and scale line drawingsTakao was the first of four Takao-class heavy cruisers designed to be an improvement over the previous Myoko-class design. The Myoko had proved to be unstable and required modifications, which were incorporated into the Takao design.The Takao-class ships were approved under
Imperial Japanese Navy Heavy Cruisers 1941–45
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Mark Stille
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Designed with little more than a passing nod to the international naval treaties of the inter-war period, the Imperial Japanese Navy's heavy cruisers were fast and heavily armed. Like the other vessels of the Japanese Navy, the heavy cruisers were technologically superior to and far more innovative than their Allied
Japanese Heavy Cruisers
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Steve Backer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-30 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

The ShipCraft series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeller through a brief history of the subject class, highlighting differences between sister-ships and changes in their appearance over their careers. This includes paint schemes and camouflage, featuring
World War II Sea War, Volume 13: New Guinea, Normandy and Saipan
Language: en
Pages: 478
Authors: Don Kindell, Donald A. Bertke, Gordon Smith
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-08 - Publisher: Lulu.com

In April, May and June 1944, there were three major areas of naval conflict: In New Guinea: United States (US) and Australian forces landed at Aitape and Hollandia, then at Arare, Wakde and Biak Island. In Europe: The battle for the control of the English Channel heated up. The German