Tag Archives: WW2

My Quora Answer: Were US Soldier overrated in WW2?

Armies improve over time with equipment, leadership, training and experience. The American Army in 1939 was vastly different than the American Army in 1945. In addition, the Army Air Corps (which was

Yamato – Famed Japanese Battleship – The Details

Yamato (大和) was the lead ship of the Yamato class of Imperial Japanese Navy World War II battleships. She and her sister ship, Musashi, were the heaviest battleships ever constructed, displacing 72,800 tonnes at full load and armed with nine 46 cm (18.1 inch) 45

Yamato’s Design: The Bulbous Bow

The Japanese Battleship “Yamato” was the largest battleship ever built at 80,000 tons.  Its place in World War II history is legendary.