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this was a fascinating account of the IJN Musashi, the sister ship to the Imperial Japanese Navy Yamato. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Loring Chien
This book relates much about the history of one of WWII largest battleships. The Japanese created two monster ships (Yamato, the other one) hoping it would turn the war in their... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Frederick Jee
These super-battleships were destroyed before they were able to project their power in any meaningful way. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Vincent R. Pasquantonio
As a armchair WW2 historian (especially from the Japanese side) this book is everything I hoped it would be just from the initial flip through. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Esper Ranger
This book presents the story of the Musashi from the beginning until the end. It is shallow rendering of the problems related to its design and construction to is ultimate... Read morePublished 21 months ago by z
World War II history buffs are more familiar with the exploits of the Yamato, but naval historians attest that the Musashi out performed her better known sister. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Victor R. McDonald
An easy read. Each chapter is short and to the point. From its birth to its death the reader is taken on a journey. Read morePublished on March 15, 2009 by W. Pollock
I have been interested in the twin superbattleships for many years and this book was a very interesting read. Read morePublished on February 17, 2008 by Scott Pittman
I really enjoyed reading about the technical details involved in building this ship. It was all quite fascinating and I consumed this book over three jet-lagged nights. Read morePublished on August 11, 2007 by D.E.