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Tamiya 1/700 Light Cruiser Yahagi - TM31315
1:700 Tamiya Light Cruiser Yahagi - TM31315

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1/700 scale. Light Cruiser Yahagi. Tamiya. The second of four Agano-class light cruisers, Yahagi was completed at Sasebo, Japan, at the end of 1943 and dispatched immediatley to Singapore for training and patrols. During the Battle of the Philippine Sea in June 1944, Yahagi and destroyer Urakaze together rescued 570 survivors of the torpedoed Shokaku. Yahagi took part in the Battle of the Sibuyan Sea and the Battle off Samar in October 1944, and then set off in April 1945 together with Battleship Yamato for Operation Ten-Go against US forces off Okinawa. Yahagi was crippled and then sunk by multiple torpedo strikes on 7 April 1945, with a loss of 445 men.