Topic & Content Published in 2013 (Imperial Japanese Navy) and 2021 (United States Navy), these books are edited compilations of previously individually published Osprey titles.
Topic & Content Published in 1979, this book examines the ill-fated operations of Force Z, where the battleship HMS Prince of Wales and battlecruiser HMS
Topic & Content Published in 1997, this massive 800+ page door stopper examines the various light and heavy cruisers of the Imperial Japanese Navy. The
Topic & Content Published in 1975, this book is an examination of aircraft carrier development and the major carrier operations and carrier battles of the
General Purpose Analytical Scope and Level Range of Command Levels Tactical Military Services Involved U.S. Army Air Force, Imperial Japanese Navy Type of Operations Air-to-Surface
By April of 1945, the Allied push across the Pacific had summarily turned the tide of the war against Imperial Japan. With her surface fleet and naval air forces virtually decimated through attrition from previous campaigns and battles, the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) attempted one final, desperate push against the Allies at Okinawa with the very symbol of the navy and Japan itself, the Yamato battleship. Unfortunately, they were up against the massive Allied naval forces approaching Okinawa.