Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto

Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto

Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto was the key strategist of the attack on Pearl Harbour. Although he had serious reservations about a war with the United States, as Admiral he had a responsibility.  The air raid of Pearl Harbour was his idea. The Pearl Harbour attack was considered tactically brilliant, while at the same time strategically foolish. The strategy

Chuichi Nagumo, Vice Admiral IJN

Chuichi Nagumo

Despite the fact that he was opposed to the attack on Pearl harbour, Vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo was in command of the carrier-centered Mobile Force (Kido Butai). The task force was made up of 6 carriers, 2 battleships, 3 cruisers, and 9 destroyers. His forces were split into three carrier commands: Nagumo: carriers Akagi and