Stevens was on duty the day the United States shot down Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
's airplane, a strategic coup made possible in part because of interception of Japanese radio transmissions decoded by Naval intelligence.
Japanese Navy Commander Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
, for his part, pointed to the sailing of the Japanese naval forces in the Persian Gulf, stressing that the Japanese navy will definitely visit the Iranian ports again.
On 18 April 1943, 18 Army Air Corps P-38 Lightning fighters took off from an airfield on Henderson Island in the south Pacific Ocean, slated to target Adm Isoroku Yamamoto
, the commander of the Japanese Imperial Navy.
On the Japanese side, we see fictitious Rear Admiral Jiro Kobe (James Yagi) preparing details of the hoped-for American surrender of Guadalcanal for his boss, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
, the brilliant commander of the Japanese Combined Fleet.
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.S.
Japanese admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
believed that a surprise attack on US forces would enable Japan to easily take control of the Pacific.
Kimmel, commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet; Harold Stark, chief of naval operations; and Isoroku Yamamoto
, bold mastermind of the Japanese attack.
, planner of the attack on Pearl Harbor, attended Harvard University and knew of America's industrial capacity.
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.
during World War II as a lawful example.
would take from Rabaul, the great Japanese base on New Britain Island in the Bismarck Archipelago, to Ballale, a speck of an island with a Japanese airfield off the southern tip of Bougainville in the Solomon chain.