Japanese heavy cruiser Chokai at Truk, Caroline Islands, 20 Nov 1942; note battleship Yamato in background

Caption   Japanese heavy cruiser Chokai at Truk, Caroline Islands, 20 Nov 1942; note battleship Yamato in background ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseMaritime History and Science Museum, Kure, Japan
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 20 Nov 1942
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 29 Aug 2010



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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
13 Jun 2016 07:05:37 PM

HEAVY CRUISER CHOKAI: Japanese Heavy Cruiser was armed w/10 x 8 inch guns, 4 x 5 inch guns, 8 x torpedo tubes and 66 x 25mm anti-aircraft guns, she was also capable of carrying 3 x Aichi E13A1 (Jake) seaplanes. Built in 1932 and joined the fleet in June of that year. Sunk by US Navy Battle of Samar October 1944

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