Japanese battleship Nagato in 1946

battleship Nagato



The battleship Nagato in Yokosuka in 1946, shortly before being sent to the Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands).
From the battleship dismantled weapons of medium caliber, one of the masts and a large number of other ship’s property.
On the Bikini Atoll, the “Nagato” battleship was used as a target ship during American nuclear tests. July 29, 1946, on the fifth day after the second nuclear explosion near the atoll, the ship turned over and sank.

 

 

Location: Yokosuka, Japan
Date: 1946

In : 1946

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