Goralski & Nowak. Kongo, meaning indestructible, was the Imperial Japanese Navy's first super-dreadnought type battlecruiser, and the name-ship of her class, which also included the Hiei, Kirishima, and Haruna. She was upgraded to a battleship rating in the 1930s and served in several major naval operations during World War II before being sunk by enemy action in 1944. With various close-up views, and each 3D image based on actual technical scale drawings and photographs, this is an exceptional reference tool. Information on the design, development, and combat history of this vessel is also included, as well as numerous photographs and 1/350 scale drawings. Excellent resource for modelers! 56 pages, 104 images, 8¼"x 11½", softcover.