Isoroku Yamamoto

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


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The operation to kill Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto was initiated by U.
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.
While credit for the success of the Japanese attack must go to the audacity and attention to detail of its planners -- particularly its chief architect, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, Commander in Chief of Japan's Combined Fleet -- the maintenance of strict radio silence for the entire outbound voyage played a crucial role in the results it achieved.
Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet, identified the US battlefleet as the only force capable of obstructing Japan.
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.
It takes readers from the fall of the small Australian garrison on a lonely and isolated corner of New Britain in January 1942 to the successful interception of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto by USAAF P-38s on April 18, 1943.
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.
ADMIRAL ISOROKU YAMAMOTO had perfected his plan for finishing off the US Pacific Fleet.
A scriptwriter for the 1970 film Tora, Tora, Tora placed those words in the mouth of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto.
He is even-handed, though, giving similar attention to the Japanese, as when Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto and his staff are war-gaming the upcoming attack on Midway Island.