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Close-up photo of Yamato-class BB Firing

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So I went on the internet and found this...

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This is the ONLY close-up photo of Yamato-class firing its big guns, in this photo it appears the second ship of Yamato-class Musashi has just fired a 3-shot salvo with her forward "B" turret.
this photo was took on July 26 or 29, 1942 at Iyonada..
 

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"Amos Satria Pratama N"

 

 

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is that only 3 gun firing? 'v'''

 

I'm not too sure tbh.

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Fantastic. If firing a broadside in game looked like that I would spend whole games with my left mouse button depressed spamming shells into islands.

 

I wonder how long it would take to sink Two Brothers...

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I'm no expert but is that the silhouette of Yamato or is that another IJN battleship? :amazed:

 

I'm no expert either but I'm pretty sure it is a silhouette of a Yamato class.

I mean look at that thing behind the foremast...

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That massive bridge tower and the Duplex Rangefinder/ Type 22 Air Radar on top is definitely a Yamato-Class battleship

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Did someone die because of the shock wave? :hiding:

 

I'm not think so, if it happen about 100 crews accidentally died.

If Yamato use Common Type 3 beehive shell  I thought it's strong enough to blow any American planes in Operation Ten-Go but too weak burst.

The maximum effective distance from the shell burst was about 1,000 m. caused no have shock wave when firing.

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I'm not think so, if it happen about 100 crews accidentally died.

If Yamato use Common Type 3 beehive shell  I thought it's strong enough to blow any American planes in Operation Ten-Go but too weak burst.

The maximum effective distance from the shell burst was about 1,000 m. caused no have shock wave when firing.

 

Do you understand that, It was a joke, about the shock waves

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the  IJN called the type 3 beehive shells "ultimate weapon against USN planes",us pilots on the other hand called them over grown fireworks...

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Do you understand that, It was a joke, about the shock waves

 

Yeah............. I get it what do you mean :hmm:
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The Type 3 shells were basically useless against aircraft. They're bombardment rounds repurposed for AA usage.

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But tbh, the "Beehive Shells" name sounds badass...

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