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PostPosted: Sun Dec 17, 2006 10:00 pm 
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it was armed with

9 18.1in guns (i think the largest guns ever fitted to a battleship)
12 6.1in guns
12 5in AA
24 25mm AA
4 13mm AA

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thanks, thats one hell of a ship! wouldnt want to run into that if i was the allies lol

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i dunno, when the allies finally did run into her just 175 miles after leaving port it only took them 1hr 37min to send the largest battleship ever built to the bottom

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How many Allied ships and planes were there ?

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2 US air strikes, of 280 and 106 aircraft, from Vice admiral Marc A. Mitschers Fast carrier Task force

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Cuking bell bit one sided me thinks

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especially as the Yamato had zero aircover to protect her, all available Japanese planes were off flying their own Kamikaze missions so she had only her own guns to fend off the Americans

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