Yamato Japanese super-dreadnought battleship
Yamato leaves Brunei Bay with the Japanese "Centre Force" fleet, 22 October 1944, for the battle of Leyte Gulf. From right to left, battleships Nagato, Musashi and Yamato; heavy cruisers Maya, Chokai, Takao, Atago, Haguro and Myoko.
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph (# NH 63435), courtesy of Lieutenant Tobei Shiraishi.