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Isoroku Yamamoto


// Biography of Yamamoto.

In 1938, Isoroku was appointed chief of naval aviation, having received the command of the combined fleet in 1939. 

  Since forever convinced that Japan would face the U.S., began in early 1940 to plan the attack on Pearl Harbor. After the attack quickly realized the weight they had in terms of naval power, the U.S. aircraft carriers that escaped unscathed, so then he had drawn plans to attract them and then destroy them. However, this had an effect opposite to that desired, as the admiral would lose most of its own aircraft carriers in the Battle of Midway. 

In 1943 a series of planned naval offensive and began a tour of all the Solomon Islands in order to explain their plans and raise the morale of the troops. The Americans intercepted messages that provided the itinerary of Admiral and April 18, 1943 managed to shoot down his plane.

The english version of this article will be available soon. In the meanwhile, the text above was the result of a Google translation from portuguese version to english.

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