Battleship YAMATO: Why She Matters Today

Zimmerman, W. Frederick

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This is a a 44-page saddle-stitch paperback with color interior, 17 full-page photographs, and two beautiful profile drawings of the Japanese Navy’s YAMATO, the biggest battleship ever constructed. What makes this book unique is that it answers the question in the subtitle–why YAMATO matters today–with an examination of the lessons that YAMATO holds for modern navies. A must for anyone interested in YAMATO, naval affairs, or battleships.