Isoroku Yamamoto

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


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Thus Admiral Yamamoto might have done well to issue his own calculated-risk directive.
Admiral Yamamoto was not with the Japanese task force.
There's even a set piece about the death of Admiral Yamamoto that could stand alone as a short story.
Miss Virginia was the name of the P-38 Lighting that shot down Japanese Admiral Yamamoto in 1943.
Prior to the battle, the Kido Butai had been instructed by Admiral Yamamoto to keep half of its aircraft ready for an antiship strike in case an American fleet was present in the area.
After Admiral Yamamoto had successfully completed his attack on Pearl Harbor 60 years ago, instead of celebrating his victory, he somberly told his staff, ``I fear that we have awakened a sleeping giant and filled him with a terrible resolve.
The success of the Japanese strike at Pearl Harbor began with strategic and organizational innovations mandated for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) by Admiral Yamamoto, commander in chief of the Combined Fleet, during the first four months of 1941.
What made this air battle memorable was that Admiral Yamamoto and a number of senior staff died when both of the "Bettys" were shot down.
23) Added to this, the effective assassination of Admiral Yamamoto in April 1943 further increased the gloom within the IJN.
4) The message noted that on April 18, Admiral Yamamoto would be flying from the Japanese-held island of Rabaul to the island of Bougainville, the closest he had ever come to the U.