Friday, March 9, 2018

The Yamato Memorial

Some battleships live on in history, such as the Missouri and the Bismark. For Japan, the one that lives on in their memory is the Yamato. The vessel is noted for two things. It was the the heaviest and most powerfully armed battleship. But it is also remembered for it's final voyage, a one-way mission which was a last-ditch attempt to defend it's homeland. The ship has been in and out of Second Life a few times over the years. Recently, it came back after an absence of several months. It's not the only warship in the area, but there are others worth seeing.

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1 comment:

  1. The other ships with the Yamato appear to be the carrier Akagi and the cruser Myoko.