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Battleship or Battlecruiser
Did you know that Kongō was the last Japanese battleship built abroad? She was constructed by the British naval engineer Sir George Thurston. Kongō was also a unique IJN ship because she was the first among battlecruisers and battleships to have 356 mm guns. She participated in multiple operations during WWI as well as afterward and was considered one of the fastest units of Japan’s battle fleet.9.11.2018
The NO Boat
Starboard side view of New Orleans heading home. This new generation heavy cruiser was a direct participant of the greatest battles of the World War II, including the Battle of Coral Sea, the Battle of Midway and the Battle of Eastern Solomons. She was one of the most decorated US ships of World War II.2.11.2018
Furutaka goes first
Full speed ahead! This heavy cruiser is great at scouting and supporting battleships. Choose your tactics wisely and you will be able to escape the enemies’ attacks unscathed. Did you know, that Furutaka ship was commissioned at Nagasaki, Japan in 1926 and sank only in October 1941? She managed to survive numerous patrols, invasions, and naval operations until she was engaged in the Battle of Cape Esperance.