IJN Takao Class Cruisers
72 page book.
Warship Pictorial 30; Wiper. The Takao class heavy cruisers - Takao, Atago, Maya and Chokai were built to nominally conform to the Washington Naval Treaty and proved to be large, fast, powerful and durable fighting ships while maintaining fine seakeeping abilities. Complete history of each vessel, its upgrades, movements and actions during WWII and their ultimate fates. Amply illustrated with more than 90 b/w photos of the ships throughout their service lives showing overall and detail aspects plus b/w detail drawings, plan and profile views.