Isoroku Yamamoto

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Japanese admiral who planned the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 (1884-1943)


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In 1943, Barber shot down Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, the mastermind behind the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto will be known forever to Americans for his role in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, who planned the Pearl Harbor attack, had lived and studied in the U.
To cite but one, he says Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto was "designated to lead the attack" on Pearl Harbor; the admiral was in Japan when the surprise raid was launched.
Harvard-educated Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto decided that the Japanese needed a way to strike quickly, terrorize American citizens and sap America's willpower for an all-out war in the Pacific.
The planning equation was complicated even further by the fact that the Naval General Staff (NGS) and Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, commander in chief of the Combined Fleet, had differing views as to the sequencing and priorities of the initial operations.
Recognizing that it would be impossible in a single volume to discuss in detail the entire assault on Rabaul, Gamble closed his work with a chapter about the successful interception and killing of Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto by United States Army Air Force Lockheed P-38 pilots in April 1943.