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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Jan 2021 7:40 p.m. PST

…Famous Admiral

"IT WAS JUST before 3 a.m. on Hashira Island, Japan when a naval officer dashed into the crowded operations centre of the flagship Nagato clutching a coded message. It read simply: "Tora! Tora! Tora!" ó Japanese for "Tiger! Tiger! Tiger!"

The three-word signal meant only one thing: More than 4,000 miles to the east, 353 bomb and torpedo-laden warplanes from the Imperial Japanese Navy had arrived in the skies above the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. Within moments, the air armada would begin its attack. The date was Dec. 7, 1941…"
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IronDuke596 Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2021 5:27 a.m. PST

A good synopsis of Yamamoto's career. Thanks T.

The attack on Pearl Harbor was Japan's greatest and most unnecessary strategic mistake of the war.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian10 Jan 2021 7:49 a.m. PST

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2021 2:31 p.m. PST

A votre service mon ami! (smile)


Twoheart12 Feb 2021 10:53 a.m. PST

I wonder what he thinks of the P-38?

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