Yamato Japanese super-dreadnought battleship
Yamato maneuvering during the battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 October 1944, along with other Japanese ships under attack from American carrier-based aeroplanes. Yamato is pictured lower centre. Note the shadow of an aircraft on the cloud, probably the American aircraft that took this photograph.
Source: Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives (# 80-G-46986).