This landmark study chronicles the Imperial Navy's instrumental role in Japan's rise from an isolationist feudal kingdom to a potent military empire.When completed at the Vickers yard in Barrow in 1902, the Mikasa was among the most powerful warships afloat. The ship possessed a main battery of four 12- inch ... (From a Japanese manual). Yamamoto Gombei and the Six-Six Fleet 61.
|Author||:||David C. Evans, Mark R. Peattie|
|Publisher||:||Naval Institute Press - 1997|