IJN Hyuga and Ise Hybrid Battleships – Leyte Gulf — Weapons and Warfare

The sinking of the British capital ships Prince of Wales and Repulse by Japanese land-based aircraft on 10 December 1941 led the IJN to realize that battleships could not operate in the face of enemy aircraft and required friendly air support to protect them. The loss of four Japanese aircraft carriers during the Battle of […]

via IJN Hyuga and Ise Hybrid Battleships – Leyte Gulf — Weapons and Warfare.

I used to own a model of the IJN Ise in its battleship/carrier configuration. I lost it in a move, but thought it was one of the strangest military ship designs I have seen.

 

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3 Responses to IJN Hyuga and Ise Hybrid Battleships – Leyte Gulf — Weapons and Warfare

  1. SLIMJIM says:

    Love these WW 2 posts

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