Taiho from the Left
Here we see the carrier Taiho from the left. She was the first Japanese carrier to have an armoured flight deck, and unlike the Shokaku, which she was loosely based on, there was no gap between the front of the flight deck and the hull.
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Rickard, J (12 October 2019), Taiho from the Left , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_taiho_left.html