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Vice Admiral Sentaro Omori's Task Force by U-Joe Vice Admiral Sentaro Omori's Task Force by U-Joe
After Guadalcanal had fallen, US forces advanced north along Solomons and finally landed their forces on Bougainville at Cape Torokina on 1 November 1943. Japanese HQ realized, that after loss of this island there will be breach in their defence perimeter, and US forces will use it to reach Rabaul and even Truk. In order to prevent it, several transports with landing force were sent from Rabaul. They were escorted by the squadron under the command of Vice Admiral Sentaro Omori ([link]) on the flagship Myoko. He was the teacher in torpedo school, and he had never taken part in serious actions before. After the squadron was noticed by american recon plane, Omori ordered transports to turn back to Rabaul, while squadron continued the advance. After that on 2 November during the night fight US ships wrecked Sendai. During maneuvering Samidare collided with Shiratsuyu, and Myoko collided with Hatsukaze. Japanese forces withdrew without any sufficient success, and US ships finished off Sendai and Hatsukaze. It was the end of Battle of Empress Augusta Bay.

Here you can see the participated IJN ships' names: [link]
Agano was the head ship of her class. I've drawn another ship from Agano class before: [link]
Also I drew Hatsukaze: [link]
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JohnAQP Featured By Owner May 3, 2014
is really really good
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U-Joe Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a lot.
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Bushido-Wolf-97 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Not only does this one look powerfull and pretty,it also seems like a propoganda painting from Japan during the Showa period.
Bravo!
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U-Joe Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Glad that you like it. ^^
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Bushido-Wolf-97 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have an idea for a next pic you could make.

A row of parked Katyusha launchers during dusk firing a barrage of missiles going off-screen.

Just an idea,though.
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U-Joe Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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Bushido-Wolf-97 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
More like having the Katyusha launchers upfront.
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Count-one Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
Алоха
Сделал вам небольшую рекламу на официальном форуме корабликов наших:
[link]
Интересные работы должны находить благодарных зрителей)
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U-Joe Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Йей, спасибо. (^_^)>
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rOEN911 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great Joe....My only suggestion is that the Main ship should be bigger
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