1250 SCALE MESSAGE BOARD
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Posted by Paul on 1/25/2021, 3:01 pm, in reply to "Re: Quiz
HOSHO is a Trident. Konishi doesn’t make a model of the ship.
They are from top to bottom:
The top three are all by NEPTUN while the bottom looks like it could be a TRIDENT or even a KONISHI model.
They all operated in OPERATION MO which is the attack to take MIDWAY in June 1942.
RYUJO & JUNYO were involved in the ALEUTIANS phase while HOSHO was part of the MAIN BODY. ZUIHO was the air cover for the MIDWAY INVASION FORCE.
Of all the IJN carriers in WWII, only the CVL RYUHO has never been produced in metal by any manufacturer in 1:1250. It is too bad as it participated in the Battle of the Philippine Sea in June 1944.
Things seem a little slow so I will post a quiz. Should be pretty easy.
In what operation did these 4 carriers operate? Identify the ships and if possible name the manufacturers of the ships.