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Imperial Japanese Navy Greys

A Ship-By-Ship Compilation

by John Snyder


White Ensign Models


S u m m a r y

Catalogue Number, Description & Price: Imperial Japanese Navy Greys A Ship-By-Ship Compilation
by John Snyder
Available online from White Ensign Models website
Contents and Media: A4 card cover plus six single sided page contents.
Review Type: FirstRead
Advantages: A necessity for any one building WWII Japanese warships.
Recommendation: Recommended


Reviewed by Brett Green

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F i r s t   L o o k

The Imperial Japanese Navy specified only one grey for painting their vessels during the Second World War, but there were four main shipyards and each interpreted this colour in a different way. This resulted in four different navy greys. The colour of any IJN ship at a given time therefore depended on where a ship was built or refitted

This book shows each ship, from battleships through aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers to torpedo boats by name from building to loss or war's end.

This is a brilliant idea and I hope White Ensign Models consider doing similar books for other navies. To compliment this book, White Ensign Models also have the four main colours plus other camouflage shades in their Colourcoat range.

I think this book will become an essential reference for modellers of Japanese ships.


Thanks to White Ensign Models for the review sample

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Review Text and Images Copyright 2004 by Glen Porter
Page Created 22 August, 2004
Last updated 21 August, 2004

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