Caveat: The information contained in this post is of a very general nature. More detailed (read: technical) information can be found in the U.S. Naval
The Japanese Navy in World War II: In the Words of Former Japanese Naval Officers edited by David C. Evans While the title may imply
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
A6M5b & c variants (The armored Zeros) Over the course of its production the Zero was gradually upgraded to include additional features. It was not
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: