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NH 73091 Emperor Hirohito of Japan

Photo #: NH 73091  Emperor Hirohito of Japan
Title: Emperor Hirohito of Japan
Description: (front row, center) With officers of the Imperial Navy, on board the battleship Musashi off Yokosuka Naval Base on 24 June 1943. Sixth officer from the left in front row is Admiral Osami Nagano, Chief of the Naval General Staff. This view looks aft on the port side. Note the battleship's searchlights and extensive anti-aircraft armament, including enclosed triple 25mm machine gun mounts in upper left and 5/40 caliber Type 89 twin high-angle guns at right. Courtesy of Mr. Kazutoshi Hando, 1970. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.recrop
Catalog #: NH 73091
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