Japanese battleship Hiei, class “Congo”, at sunset in the waters of Bay of Saeki in October 1941.
The deployed main-caliber turrets, armed with 356-mm cannons, testify to the training of their teams. In December 1941, the battleship Hiei along with the same type of “Kirishima” will participate in the cover of the carrier unit, struck at Pearl Harbor.
Location: Bay of Saeki, Japan
Date: October 1941