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Japanese battleship Kirishima, carrier Kaga, and battleship Hiei at Hitokappu Bay, Etorofu, Kurile Islands, 23 Nov 1941Carrier Akagi, battleship Hiei, and battleship Kirishima in the Pacific Ocean en route toward US Territory of Hawaii, 6 Dec 1941
Japanese battleship Kirishima, carrier Kaga, and battleship Hiei at Hitokappu Bay, Etorofu, Kurile Islands, 23 Nov 1941Carrier Akagi, battleship Hiei, and battleship Kirishima in the Pacific Ocean en route toward US Territory of Hawaii, 6 Dec 1941
Aircraft carrier Akagi shortly after leaving Port Stirling, Celebes for the Indian Ocean, 26 Mar 1942; note B5N torpedo bombers on flight deckHiei in Tokyo Bay, Japan, 11 Jul 1942, photo 1 of 2
Aircraft carrier Akagi shortly after leaving Port Stirling, Celebes for the Indian Ocean, 26 Mar 1942; note B5N torpedo bombers on flight deckHiei in Tokyo Bay, Japan, 11 Jul 1942, photo 1 of 2
Hiei in Tokyo Bay, Japan, 11 Jul 1942, photo 2 of 2Japanese battleship Hiei evading aerial bombing, north of Savo Island, Solomon Islands, 13 Nov 1942; seen from a B-17 aircraft of US 11th Bombardment Group
Hiei in Tokyo Bay, Japan, 11 Jul 1942, photo 2 of 2Japanese battleship Hiei evading aerial bombing, north of Savo Island, Solomon Islands, 13 Nov 1942; seen from a B-17 aircraft of US 11th Bombardment Group
Kirishima and Takao underway, en route to the Guadalcanal area in the Solomon Islands, 14 Nov 1942; photograph taken from cruiser Atago part of which could be seen in foregroundJapanese Carrier Division Three
Kirishima and Takao underway, en route to the Guadalcanal area in the Solomon Islands, 14 Nov 1942; photograph taken from cruiser Atago part of which could be seen in foregroundJapanese Carrier Division Three's battleship Kongo and carrier Chiyoda under attack by American carrier aircraft of Task Force 38 during the Battle of the Philippine Sea, 20 Jun 1944
US Navy Office of Naval Intelligence drawing of the Kongo-class battleship, seen in publication ONI 222-J, Jun 1945Bombs and torpedos from US Third Fleet carrier aircraft exploding around battleship Haruna, Japan, 28 Jul 1945
US Navy Office of Naval Intelligence drawing of the Kongo-class battleship, seen in publication ONI 222-J, Jun 1945Bombs and torpedos from US Third Fleet carrier aircraft exploding around battleship Haruna, Japan, 28 Jul 1945
Carrier aircraft of US 3rd Fleet planes attacking battleship Haruna, Kure, Japan 28 Jul 1945; photo taken by aircraft from USS IntrepidCarrier aircraft of US 3rd Fleet planes attacking battleship Haruna, Kure, Japan 28 Jul 1945; photo taken by aircraft from USS Wasp (Essex-class)
Carrier aircraft of US 3rd Fleet planes attacking battleship Haruna, Kure, Japan 28 Jul 1945; photo taken by aircraft from USS IntrepidCarrier aircraft of US 3rd Fleet planes attacking battleship Haruna, Kure, Japan 28 Jul 1945; photo taken by aircraft from USS Wasp (Essex-class)
Battleship Haruna in her sunken state at Kure, Japan, Oct 1945
Battleship Haruna in her sunken state at Kure, Japan, Oct 1945

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