Mitsubishi A5M4 Claude
IJN Haruna sunk near Kure Japan – September 1945
During the Pacific War, the Imperial Japanese Navy had its first contact
with a kaiju that would be very bothersome in the years to come.
Nakajima A6M2-N Rufe
Aerial view of IJN Hyūga, after her first overhaul, May/June 1927
Nagato firing her 41cm (16.1”) guns during trials in November 1920.
Kirishima’s bridge and foremast from beneath the forward 36cm (14”) guns.