Battleships Yamato and Musashi

Description

Equipped with the largest guns and heaviest armour and with the greatest displacement of any ship ever built, the Yamato proved to be a formidable opponent to the US Pacific Fleet in the Second World War. The book contains a full description of the design and construction of the battleship including wartime modifications, and a career history followed by a substantial pictorial section with rare onboard views of Yamato and her sister ship Musashi, a comprehensive portfolio of more than 1,020 perspective line artworks, 350 colour 3D views, and 30 photographs. The wreck of Musashi has been recently discovered to great excitement in Japan, renewing interest in these iconic warships. Janusz Skulski's anatomies of three renowned ships of the 20th century Japanese navy are among the most comprehensive of the Anatomy series with hundreds of meticulously researched drawings of the ships. Since their first publication he has continued to research the ships and has now produce a more definitive anatomy than was possible then. He has teamed up with 3D artist Stefan Draminksi who produces superb realistic renditions of the ships that bring a whole new level of detail to the portraits of the ships. This new editions is a genuine `Super Anatomy' containing the most detailed renditions of these ships ever seen.

Details

Author(s)
Janusz Skulski, Stefan Draminski
Format
Hardback | 336 pages
Dimensions
238.76 x 259.08 x 25.4mm | 1,582g
Publication date
23 Jan 2018
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint
Osprey Publishing
Publication City/Country
New York, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
More than 1,020 line artworks and plans, 350 full-colour artworks and 30 photographs.
ISBN10
1472832248
ISBN13
9781472832245
Bestsellers rank
33,952