Chess pieces in alabaster and resin handmade and painted with a brush, color by color, depicting the American Navy and the fleet of the Japanese Imperial Navy, protagonists of the Battle of the Midway Islands, one of the decisive battles of the Second World War.
It is undoubtedly one of the chess games made with a wealth of really accurate details.
Both the air fleet and the American and Japanese naval fleet are depicted.
Distinctive features of the Americans, with the King in the part of the Admiral of the fleet complete with rudder, and the Queen in the role of the Crocerossina, the bishop is a paratrooper of the air fleet, and the pawn is depicted as a sailor.
Japan is depicted with the King and its distinctive flag of the Rising Sun, and the Queen with the garments of the geisha, the standard bearer is part of the air fleet as the pawn.
Two chess pieces that characterize this game are the horse and the tower, respectively represented by plane and ship, and to represent the two air and naval fleets both American and Japanese.
On the basis of each of the 32 American and Japanese chess the wind rose is recognized.
On which board would you like to revive the Midway battle?