Japanese battleship Yamato

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Yamato, named after the ancient Japanese Yamato Province, was a battleship of the Imperial Japanese Navy, and was the lead ship of her class. She and her sister ship Musashi were the largest battleships ever constructed, weighing 65,027 tons and armed with nine 46 cm (18.1 inch) main guns.

Battle of Leyte Gulf 22-26 October 1944[edit]

The "Ten-Go" Operation 6-7 April 1945[edit]