Yamato in action in the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944, photo 2 of 2

Caption   Yamato in action in the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944, photo 2 of 2 ww2dbase
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Added Date 8 Nov 2008

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1. krazeeeone says:
24 Mar 2010 08:40:04 AM

do believe the above picture is yamato not musashi. is true the bow was weakness point for both fo these battlewagons ????
2. Harada Taro says:
16 Nov 2012 02:13:36 PM

This yamato not Musashi. Yamato lost 2 6.1"/60 turret for 6 5"/40 AA double turret in 1943. Musashi kept all her 4 triple 155mm turrets.

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