Another excellent overview from osprey publishing imperial japanese navy light cruisers 1941 45 outlines the development and operations of all 25 ships during the second world war david l veres wwwcybermodelercom an excellent book on a fascinating subject and one that i am positive you will find to be of interest. The imperial japanese navy went to war with 17 light cruisers and another three cruiser sized training ships of these most were 5500 ton ships designed to act as destroyer squadron flagships. Like their heavy cruiser brethren the light cruisers built by the imperial japanese navy in the build up to wwii paid little more than lip service to the international naval treaties that were intended to keep the naval powers on a level playing field. List of cruiser classes of the imperial japanese navy jump to navigation jump to search this katori class training cruiser 5890 15 july 1941 20 march 1945 sunk by usn aircraft south china sea kashima sasebo navy yard unique light cruiser 2840 23 july 1923 28 april 1944 sunk by uss bluegill off palau. Imperial japanese navy light cruisers 1941 45 nvg 187 multiple formats starting at 1436 more info british light cruisers 1939 45 nvg 194 multiple formats starting at 1436 more info close military history upcoming books available this month preorder next month
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