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United States Lines 'The American Way to America' classic vintage travel poster from 1923

Japan commissions new $1bn Izumo-class helicopter carrier amid tensions with China. Japan now boasts four helicopter carriers: the ‘Kaga’, the ‘Izumo’ and two smaller Hyuga-class helicopter destroyers.The ‘Kaga’, whose construction costs totaled 115 billion yen ($1.1 billion), according to the Japanese military,  and its sister ship the ‘Izumo’, which operates from Yokosuka near Tokyo, are Japan's two biggest warships since World War Two.

Japan commissions new $1bn Izumo-class helicopter carrier amid tensions with China. Japan now boasts four helicopter carriers: the ‘Kaga’, the ‘Izumo’ and two smaller Hyuga-class helicopter destroyers.The ‘Kaga’, whose construction costs totaled 115 billion yen ($1.1 billion), according to the Japanese military, and its sister ship the ‘Izumo’, which operates from Yokosuka near Tokyo, are Japan's two biggest warships since World War Two.

USS Missouri (BB-63) ("Mighty Mo" or "Big Mo") is a United States Navy Iowa-class battleship, and was the third ship of the U.S. Navy to be named in honor of the US state of Missouri. Missouri was the last battleship built by the United States, and was the site of the surrender of the Empire of Japan which ended World War II.

USS Missouri (BB-63) ("Mighty Mo" or "Big Mo") is a United States Navy Iowa-class battleship, and was the third ship of the U.S. Navy to be named in honor of the US state of Missouri. Missouri was the last battleship built by the United States, and was the site of the surrender of the Empire of Japan which ended World War II.

Lethal Weapon   One of the most important success of the U.S. Navy during the Pacific War was the near destruction of the Japanese merchant fleet greatly hampering the Empire's war effort. Because Japan has no natural resources it is dependent on supply by sea. The U.S. Navy perfectly used its submarine fleet against the enemy supply lines and in 1943 when the Americans broke the Japanese code they were able to pinpoint Japanese merchant ships. This greatly helped U.S. submarines avoiding…

Lethal Weapon One of the most important success of the U.S. Navy during the Pacific War was the near destruction of the Japanese merchant fleet greatly hampering the Empire's war effort. Because Japan has no natural resources it is dependent on supply by sea. The U.S. Navy perfectly used its submarine fleet against the enemy supply lines and in 1943 when the Americans broke the Japanese code they were able to pinpoint Japanese merchant ships. This greatly helped U.S. submarines avoiding…

U.S.S. Arizona at height of fire, following Japanese aerial attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

U.S.S. Arizona at height of fire, following Japanese aerial attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Battleships provide protective fire for Marine landings    Col. Yahara summarized the overall Japanese military strategy and philosophy of the Japanese defenders on Okinawa as the jikyusen, war of attrition, thusly:   "Japan was frantically preparing for a final decisive battle on the home islands, leaving Okinawa to face a totally hopeless situation. From the beginning I had insisted that our proper strategy was to hold the enemy as long as possible, drain off his troops and supplies, and…

Battleships provide protective fire for Marine landings Col. Yahara summarized the overall Japanese military strategy and philosophy of the Japanese defenders on Okinawa as the jikyusen, war of attrition, thusly: "Japan was frantically preparing for a final decisive battle on the home islands, leaving Okinawa to face a totally hopeless situation. From the beginning I had insisted that our proper strategy was to hold the enemy as long as possible, drain off his troops and supplies, and…

Flak still clouds the sky above the USS Tennessee following a successful strike by an Aichi D3A Kamikaze on April 12th, 1945. The attack was part of a mass wave, a strategy instituted by the Japanese that month as the Allies encircled Okinawa. Known as Operation Kiksui (Floating Chrysanthemum), hundreds of planes were sent out at one time in the hopes of simply overwhelming Allied air defense to ensure some number would reach their target. The attacks, spaced over April and June, expended…

Flak still clouds the sky above the USS Tennessee following a successful strike by an Aichi D3A Kamikaze on April 12th, 1945. The attack was part of a mass wave, a strategy instituted by the Japanese that month as the Allies encircled Okinawa. Known as Operation Kiksui (Floating Chrysanthemum), hundreds of planes were sent out at one time in the hopes of simply overwhelming Allied air defense to ensure some number would reach their target. The attacks, spaced over April and June, expended…

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