• Japanese Heavy Cruisers Myoko and Takao Classes, Shipcraft No 5

Japanese Heavy Cruisers Myoko and Takao Classes, Shipcraft No 5


  • Brand: Seaforth Publishing
  • Product Code: [6838]
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  • Date added: 19/03/2017

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Summary of Design History and Careers - Full Details of Class variations and modifications - Colour reference for paint schemes - Gallery of photographs of outstanding models - Critical reviews of available kits and accessories - Sources of further information from books to websites.

The ''ShipCraft'' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeller through a brief history of the subject class, highlighting differences between sister-ships and changes in their appearance over their careers. This includes paint schemes and camouflage, featuring colour profiles and highly-detailed line drawings and scale plans. The modelling section reviews the strengths and weaknesses of available kits, lists commercial accessory sets for super-detailing of the ships, and provides hints on modifying and improving the basic kit. This is followed by an extensive photographic gallery of selected high-quality models in a variety of scales, and the book concludes with a section on research references - books, monographs, large-scale plans and relevant websites.

This volume is devoted to the largest cruisers in the Imperial Japanese Navy. Built in defiance of treaty restrictions, they were the fastest and most powerful heavy cruisers of their day, and were heavily engaged in every campaign from Pearl Harbor to the end of the Pacific War.

Author: Steve Backer

Publisher:  Seaforth Publishing (2006)

ISBN: 9781848321076

Description: 64 pages, Paperback, A4 size, 38 b/w age photos,  many colour photos of outstanding models in a variety of scales, critical reviews of available kits, 2 two-view colour profiles, 1/700 scale plans, tables. 

Condition: NEW COPY.

Availability: IN STOCK & READY TO SHIP!

Shipping weight: 470 gr.

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