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By Mark Stille
In 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy IJN went to war with a marginal anti-submarine warfare ASW capability. This was a lamentable state of affairs for a nation dependent upon imports to sustain its war economy. There were only a few purpose-built ASW escorts available at the start of the war...
The first detailed history of one of the unsung heroes of World War II
Fold-out A3-format scale plans for 1/72 and 1/48 scale modellers for the pre-WWII British flying boat Supermarine Walrus.
The Tirpitz, sister ship of the legendary Bismarck, was the last battleship to be procured by the German Kriegsmarine. As fate would have it, she spent almost the entire war in Norway and although she never got a chance to use her guns against enemy warships, her existence alone was...
The vessel, which was to become the most famous Japanese aircraft carrier and the symbol of the might of the Imperial Japanese Navy aviation was initially built as a battlecruiser. Only as the result of the resolutions of the Washington Naval Treaty the Akagi "Red Castle", the name of a...