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  Imperial Japanese Navy Photos
Imperial Japanese Navy Nachi Class Heavy Cruiser Ashigara.
Imperial Japanese Navy Nachi Class Heavy Cruiser Haguro.
View of the forward turret and bridge of the Imperial Japanese Light Cruiser, Kashima, flagship of the 4th fleet while it was in Seeadler Harbor, Manus, the Admiralty Islands at the end of WWII.
www.grafixnpix.com /wwii/ijnships.htm   (892 words)

  
  Imperial Japanese Navy (Nihon Kaigun) - World War II Multimedia Database
The Japanese Mitsubishi Type 00 fighter, codenamed Zeke by the Allies, was faster and more maneuverable than either the US Navy Grumman F4F Wildcat or the British Supermarine Spitfire Mark V. But by 1943, the Japanese would be losing their trained officer core while the Americans were gaining bitter and bloody experience in night fighting.
At the end, it was the submarine that dealt the deathblow to the Imperial Japanese Navy.
The last Japanese battleship afloat, the IJN Nagato, was sunk off Bikini Atoll in 1946 as part of the atomic weapons tests.
www.worldwar2database.com /html/kaigun.htm   (732 words)

  
  Imperial Japanese Navy information - Search.com
The origins of the Imperial Japanese Navy trace back to early interactions with nations on the Asian continent, beginning in the early medieval period and reaching a peak of activity during the 16th and 17th centuries at a time of cultural exchange with European powers during the Age of Discovery.
The Imperial Japanese Navy took possession of the island and quelled opposition movements between March to October 1895, and the islands continued to be a Japanese colony until 1945.
Japanese armoured cruiser Nisshin in the Mediterranean (Malta, 1919).
www.search.com /reference/Imperial_Japanese_Navy   (5614 words)

  
 Imperial Japanese Navy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The origins of the Imperial Japanese Navy trace back to early interactions with nations on the Asian continent, beginning in the early medieval period and reaching a peak of activity during the 16th and 17th centuries at a time of cultural exchange with European powers during the Age of Discovery.
The Imperial Japanese Navy took possession of the island and quelled opposition movements between March to October 1895, and the islands continued to be a Japanese colony until 1945.
Japanese armoured cruiser Nisshin in the Mediterranean (Malta, 1919).
www.knowledgehunter.info /wiki/Imperial_Japanese_Navy   (5736 words)

  
 Book Review: Imperial Japanese Navy Aces 1937-45
The legacy of Japanese Navy Aces, and the images they conjour are almost larger than life - incredible pliots who truly dominated the skies in their sleek A6M Zero in the first year of the Pacific war.
As the war dragged on, the Navy's expert pilots were reduced by wounds, fatalities and the fact that Japan, unlike the Americans, did not rotate their best pilot out of combat to train novice pilots.
Despite spectacular late war Navy aircraft, like the Shiden, the tide of war could not be turned agiast formations of B-29's and attacking P-51 and F6F fighters.
www.pacificwrecks.com /reviews/aces-ijn.html   (387 words)

  
 Imperial Japanese Navy - Free English Encyclopedia from Turkcebilgi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Imperial Japanese Navy was formally established in 1869.
The naval successes of the French Navy against China in the [[Sino-French War]] of 1883andamp;ndash;85 seemed to validate the potential of torpedo boats, an approach which was also attractive to the limited resources of Japan.
The Japanese navy devastated Qing's northern fleet off the mouth of the Yalu River at the [Battle of Yalu River on September 17, 1894, in which the Chinese fleet lost 8 out of 12 warships.
www.turkcebilgi.com /ansiklopedi/english/Imperial_Japanese_Navy   (5354 words)

  
 Imperial Japanese Navy Air Assualt of Singapore by Mike Yeo
Imperial Japan, with territorial ambitions over all of Asia, saw the Naval Base as a significant threat and Singapore as a vital piece of its Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere.
A significant amount of Imperial Japanese Army and Navy resources were devoted to the invasion of Malaya and Singapore alone, underscoring how important the Japanese viewed the capture of the strategic island.
The Imperial Japanese Navy Air Force (IJNAF) was heavily involved in the assault on Singapore, beginning on the 8th of December 1941 to the 15th of February 1942.
www.aircraftresourcecenter.com /Fea1/801-900/Fea854_Singapore-Assualt_Yeo/fea854.htm   (707 words)

  
 Imperial Japan Navy WW2 Admirals
Chuichi Nagumo, born in 1886, graduated from the Japanese Naval Academy in 1908.
Takeo Kurita was born in 1889 and graduated from the Japanese Naval Academy in 1910.
Nobutake Kondo was born in 1886 and graduated from the Japanese Naval Academy in 1907.
www.battle-fleet.com /pw/his/peopjap.htm   (884 words)

  
 Japanese Navy
The History of the Japanese Imperial navy, shown in dedicated website pages to Japanese Battleships, aircraft carriers and cruisers of the first world war and the second world war.
The Japanese warship Takasago is passed by the royal yacht during the Coronation Review in 1902.
This website is not part of any governmental body or official websites of the Japanese Navy.
www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk /japanese.htm   (671 words)

  
 AbeBooks: Suchergebnisse - A.J.Watts And B.G.Gordon und The Imperial Japanese Navy
The result of 15 years painstaking research, this major study is the first detailed and accurate survey of the Imperial Japanese Navy from its inception in the 1870’s to its total destruction in 1945.
This was followed up by the 'Japanese Trafalgar' in 1905 – by coincidence a century after the original event – with Admiral Togo annihilating the Russian Baltic Fleet.
The Japanese misjudged their prey and suffered a backlash of four years bitter duration which left the IJN in ruins.
www.abebooks.de /search/sortby/3/an/A.J.Watts+And+B.G.Gordon+/tn/+The+Imperial+Japanese+Navy   (368 words)

  
 Imperial Japanese Navy - Order of the Golden Kite
The numbers awarded to the Navy between 1941 and 1945 are not known but include the following.
Although Japanese military and naval culture was very different from that of most other belligerents in World War 2, it is of interest to investigate how the top Japanese award for gallantry compares with those of other nations
Many awards must have been made to the officers and men who took part in the often huge Japanese Navy operations throughout the Pacific War.
www.naval-history.net /WW2MedalsJap-GoldenKite.htm   (395 words)

  
 Nihon Kaigun
At the beginning of the Second World War, the Japanese Navy (or, in the Japanese language, Nihon Kaigun, or even Teikoku Kaigun, the Imperial Navy) was arguably the most powerful navy in the world.
How and why this impressive force was eventually crushed by the U.S. Navy is a subject that has fascinated me practically forever.
An examination of mysteries, puzzles, and obscure stories surrounding Japanese naval vessels in World War II, with rare translated details; researched and compiled by Anthony Tully, a naval historian and researcher.
www.combinedfleet.com /kaigun.htm   (1065 words)

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