These special operations are the Royal Air Force's (RAF) Operation Chastise or the 'Dambusters' raid in the Ruhr valley intended to sabotage Germany's wartime industrial effort; the RAF Mosquito light bombers conducting precise hits on Nazi Germany's Gestapo Headquarters in Amiens and Copenhagen - Operations Jericho and Carthage respectively - which were intended to free prisoners held in these prisons; and the aerial killing of Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
by the U.
The Musashi served as the flagship of the commander in chief of the Combined Fleet, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
Several influential members of the government including Prime Minister Fumimaro Konoe [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1891-1945) and Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1884-1943), who drew up the plans for the strike on Pearl Harbor, were convinced that simultaneous wars against China and the Western powers had little chance of success.
He scrutinizes the motivations of the Imperial Japanese Navy's leading admirals, especially those of Combined Fleet commander in chief Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
With senior navy commanders caught up in the euphoria surrounding the initial Japanese successes in the Pacific, only Commander-in-Chief Combined Fleet Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
addressed the actual battlefield reality.
Beginning late in August 1942, Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
, commander-in-chief of the Combined Fleet, located his headquarters on board the battleship Yamato in Truk Lagoon.
Fleet Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
, later commander in chief of the Japanese Combined Fleet during the Second World War and responsible for the attack on Pearl Harbour .
The attack and the man who led it, Fleet Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
, is infamous, but many people will not know that Yamamoto visited Tyneside the year he became a captain in the Japanese Navy.
June 18,1941: Tokyo Imperial Navy Headquarters Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
was being quizzed [by Japan's military leaders] about his plan to attack America's Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor.
In 1943, Barber shot down Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
, the mastermind behind the attack on Pearl Harbor.