Kaigun: Strategy, Tactics, and Technology in the Imperial Japanese Navy 1887-1941 by David C. Evans & Mark R. Peattie Many personal memoirs and general histories
In a previous post, we examined the Type 93 torpedo and briefly discussed the role that it was expected to play in the decisive battle.
Essential Question: Why was the Type 93 Long Lance so dangerous? Characteristics Length: 29.5 ft Diameter: 24 in Weight: 5,940 lbs Warhead: 1,078 lbs Propulsion:
Essential Question: Why did the Zero have two different types of guns? There is an interesting difference in the armament philosophies between the Axis and
Builder: Maizuru Navy Yard Laid Down: August 8, 1941 Launched: July 18, 1942 Completed: April 30, 1943 Commissioned: May 10, 1943 Fate: Sunk by carrier