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Japanese Battleships

Japanese Battleships

I think Japan has the coolest BBs in BP. My favorite is the Fuso class but the Yamato is the largest battleship ever built. Her 18.1in guns give her a longer range then any other battleship in the game.

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Re: Japanese Battleships

I like Fuso class too, but my favorite is Yamato class. I realy love AA flak of these ships. Fuso class has poor AA.

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Download my mod and give it a shot ad The yamato guns are now excellently ranged ad

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how mod?

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Yamato and her 18.1 inch guns are the biggest in history.
By the way Kraizen, no offence, but I will not download you mod until its finished(which means until its out of beta).ab

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YAMATO was and remain the greatest and powerfull built ship in the world . In my oppinion , if  japanese aerial forces could defend him very good , YAMATO  could win every naval battle and help japan to win the war ad

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Leul I think not, particularly after the battle of the coral sea, it became evident that carriers would become the new king of the sea, although those deadly 18.1" trips could do some serious shore bombardment :laugh:, if anything at most she would be an awesome carrier escort nothing would get past her deadly 6" AA ^^  (eat that Atlanta!)

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I DISAGREE THIS :silly:  ..... I THINK YOU  DON'T HAVE  ENOUGH KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE FORMIDABLE POWER OF YAMATO ...   ESCORT CARRIERS ????:lol: :lol:   YOU TALK  LIKE A  KID ....

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Yamato was  the greatest BB in history, he could kill any allied ship. Japanese could win the war, but they were unlucky, and maybe a little silly.ae

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In my opinion - attack on Pearl Harbor and Attack on force Z  finished the battleships dominiation on seas. I know maybe this was like ants attacking an elephant, but that was working well. List of battleships killed by planes is really long. We all know Yamato and Musashi are named as biggest, greatest etc etc, whatever - these ships we're kiled by planes. Americans outnumbered japanese navy with their carriers and planes. And thats the reason they win that war. And reason I prefer planes when i'm playing Midway ab

By the way - Musashi and Yamato did nothing important. Biggest, heaviest, greatest... and no effects....

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look on this model yamato nice

http://www.ijn-yamato.110mb.com/museum.html

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The plane didn't total eliminated the battleship from naval warfare. The 'Iowas' were used until modern times. Even today Iowa is kept in National Defense Reserve Fleet in Suisum Bay. The battleship rules:cheer: .

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Leul, carrier escort as in the little DD's protecting the carriers, completely different from a CVE/Escort carrier

But im sure we can all agree though that the Bismarck was the greatest Battleship of WW2 ab

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I aggree with the above yamoto class was the biggest but not nessisarily the best what about the iowa class? there were 4 of them and to this day all 4 still float noone gives them credit the northcaralina bb55 was exceptional in the pacific as well it had the same guns as the iowa class just different caliber and had much more aa cover than the iowa class and I think is basically the same as the dakota class also in the battle against the yamoto I took it out with the iowa class just my 2 cents

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