After the Washington Naval Treaty, Japan was restricted from constructing new naval ships. In renounced the treaty and began developing the Yamato-class battleships.
With displacement of 64,000 tons, nine 46 cm main of 27 knots, and total length of Yamato-class would become largest battleship.
As the the Yamato-class Yamato was laid down in September Kure Naval shipyard and August 1940. She joined the Japanese Combined Fleet in 1941, becoming the flagship the following year.
After the the Pacific participated in various battles in the Pacific. However, there of battleship in the battles, and was mocked by other ‘Hotel February 1945, Yamato was reassigned to the Second Fleet. In April, she was designated to take part Special Attack Force” and headed to Okinawa.
April 7th, 1945 came the final day of Yamato. A noon, the Japanese fleet were U.S. aircrafts. After receiving numerous bombs and torpedoes, Yamato exploded, and 14:23. lost with Yamato and 276 survived.
In team of Kure began the area where Yamato sank. In its 4th research, the team obtained many valuable photographs. After 72 the her wreckage reminds us of the horror of the battle.