The second world war is generally thought to be the demise of the battleship . A battleship is a large warship with a tonnage of over 30,000. Thus most of the battleships weighed over 40 thousand tonnes with the heaviest being the Yamato , which displaced over 64,000 tonnes.The second world war is generally thought to be the demise of the battleship . A battleship is a large warship with a tonnage of over 30,000. Thus most of the battleships weighed over 40 thousand tonnes with the heaviest being the Yamato , which displaced over 64,000 tonnes. The role of the battleship during the second world war was extremely limitef, with the pride of operations in the naval battles going to the aircraft carrier. Thus at the end of the war most of the battleships were scrapped. The US navy however did not scrap their capital ships, but kept a few in moth balls, ready for use if the situation so warranted. After the Tonkin gulf incident, the US started a bombardment of North Vietnam. This was the time that the US Navy decided to use the battleship again.
Nature provides materials that are useful to Asian Art. Bamboo, wood, silk and many others are abundant in Asia and dominate its art motifs which are also inspired by nature.
While the rest of the world was recuperating from the aftermath of the second World War and its consequences, the people of India were subjected, in 1947, to another tragedy of unprecedented proportions, in the form of Partition of India. It was not just a division of civilization, it was also a partition of an ancient civilization, and the partition of an open economy, which had never been closed and divided like this….
Beginning from its very inception, the Yasukuni shrine has remain mired in some controversy or the other. This Shinto shrine in the heart of Tokyo is home to 2.5 million spirits worshiped by Japanese people for their sacrifice to the cause of Japan.