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Sinking the Supership homepage
Composite image: (Yamato photo) Courtesy U.S. National Archives; (Yamato diagram)

Behind the Scenes
Photos: (sunken ship) © TV Asahi; (battle recreation, Naoyoshi Ishida, man under stairs) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (Yamato at sea) Courtesy U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Survivor Stories
Photos: (Kazuhiro Fukumoto, Naoyoshi Ishida frame grabs) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (Ishida with wife, Ishida as young man) Courtesy Naoyoshi Ishida

Anatomy of Yamato
All diagrams © Janusz Skulski 1988, Reproduced by permission Chrysalis Books Group Plc.; (video still) © BangBang Singapore Private Ltd.

Yamato's Final Voyage
Photos: (all photos except Yahagi) Courtesy U.S. National Archives and Records Administration; (Yahagi) Courtesy Mikasa Memorial Museum, Yokosuka, Japan/wikipedia.org

TV Program Description
Image: (Yamato animation still) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation, animation by Mediafreaks, Singapore

 

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Narrated by
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Naoyoshi Ishida
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Kazuhiro Fukumoto
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Associate Producers, Post Production
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Post Production Supervisor
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Post Production Editor
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Post Production Manager
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Supervising Producer
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Paula S. Apsell

  

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