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Almost no rivet goes unnoticed, and his usage of shadow and shading makes what could have been boring drawings come alive.

With the recent release of Aoshima’s 1: Michael Bond – the man behind Paddington Bear “All the same Taka 10 8-inch guns along with 16 later 24 of the devastating “Long Lance” torpedoes, and with a top speed of 35 knots, the Takao class were more than a match compared to their foreign contemporaries. Naval Inst Pr, Fine condition book, in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, unused new book.

The final page shows the proper dimensions of Takao ‘s four main flags. Better World Books Condition: Ask the seller a question.

Biblio sellers have a fantastic collection of Beat Generation books and ephemera for browsing. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Terra Australis Books Published: These include the 12 cm Nendo Shiki and Section Tqkao focuses on the ship’s impressive castle-like bridge tower, which had nine levels and stood 70 feet over the forecastle deck.

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The Heavy Cruiser Takao (The Anatomy of the Ship Series)

And I don’t expect there are many bears in the world called Paddington! The Heavy Cruiser Takao is a superb entry in the “Anatomy of the Ship” series, and it would have been even better if it had more information on internal arrangements.

Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Heafy only thing really missing is decent set of drawings showing the ship’s structure, hull plating, and machinery. Sign In Register Help Cart. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Section G covers the ground tackle, including all of the fittings forward of the No. Looks very nice in protective mylar. Contains printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations, diagrams, photographs and very detailed front and side elevations throughout. Scroll over to zoom Click for full size.

The Takao was unique ta,ao WWII-ea Japanese warships in tbe it survive the war, had a long, well-documented history, and was extensively studied after the war by members of the American Naval Technical Mission to Japan.

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Sign In Register Help Cart. Used – Like New. The Military Career of Lieutenant-Gen Sign up to receive offers and updates: The first 16 pages focus on the 8-inch guns and their mountings, with additional drawings of their structural joints, the aerial masts atop the superfiring turrets, cross-sections showing their inner workings, and details of the different ammunition types carried.


Section J shows the aircraft deck rails and turntables, catapults, and three view-drawings of the six types of floatplanes carried onboard between and Originally published in and republished inThe Heavy Cruiser Takao is divided into three main sections and follows the same format as the other books in the Anatomy of the Ship series.

Modelers will appreciate the focus on minor details such as skylights, watertight doors, guardrails, rope reels, taoao degaussing cable, ladders, boat booms, life buoys, deck ventilators, searchlights, and hatches.

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No less than 28 tables are included in this section, showing the specifications of the floatplanes, guns, and torpedoes, weight distribution statistics, hull characteristics, stability data, and information on searchlights and radars, machinery, armor layout, fire control installations, and hull design. The Story of the 39th Battalion – Towed to Singapore, she was deemed too heavily damaged to be repaired, and spent the rest of the war as a floating anti-aircraft battery.

First edition hard back binding in publisher’s original battleship grey boards, gilt titles to the spine. Dust Jacket in fair condition.