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  • How the U.S. Assassinated the Japanese Admiral Who Planned Pearl Harbor

    04/17/2017 7:37:05 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 137 replies
    The National Interest ^ | 04/16/2017 | Michael Peck
    Some sixty-eight years before U.S. special forces killed Osama bin Laden, America conducted an assassination of another kind. This time, the target wasn’t a terrorist. It was the Japanese admiral who planned the Pearl Harbor operation. But the motive was the same: payback for a sneak attack on the United States.
  • PDF DOWNLOAD --> Admiral Isoroku Yamamato, A Case for the Value of Professional Reading

    01/13/2015 6:39:39 PM PST · by wizkid · 44 replies
    The Canadian Air Force Journal ^ | Summer 2008 | Major Gerry Madigan, CD1, MA (Retired)
    Sometimes better articles on the net are in PDF download formats. This is one of them from the Canadian Air Force Journal. Here is the link if you want to inspect it first before trying: It is 815 kilobytes so it is not enormous in size. For any student of military history, the Admiral is a fascinating character. One who showed brilliance at Peal Harbor and a certain ineptitude at Midway. It is hard to find detailed information on the internet about this man. Most articles are simply rehashes of the same set of summarized information. Part of the...
  • State Health Director only person that said she saw “typewritten Obama birth certificate” was killed

    12/13/2013 5:14:00 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 93 replies
    SyndicatedNews ^ | December 12, 2013 at 7:35 am | SyndicatedNews
    Loretta Fuddy is dead after a plane crash off of Molokai island in Hawaii yesterday. Out of the 9 people on the plane, the only one that died was Loretta Fuddy, who was the director of Hawaii’s Health Department. [….] She claimed to have personally seen the original typewritten birth certificate with her own eyes and that it would remain secured but not publicized and that the “copy” would be offered instead. A subpeona was issued to compel her to produce the original and the debable has been up in the air ever since. Yesterday, another forged birth certificate was...
  • The Odyssey of the Codebreaker Who Outwitted Yamamoto at Midway by Elliot Carlson

    01/09/2012 7:33:43 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 11 replies
    John Batchelor Show ^ | January 7,2012 | John Batchelor
    Joe Rochefort's War: The Odyssey of the Codebreaker Who Outwitted Yamamoto at Midway by Elliot Carlson Saturday 1/712 10 PM
  • A Reluctant Enemy Adm. Isoroku Yamamoto

    12/07/2011 6:21:38 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 71 replies
    The New York Times ^ | December 6,2011 | IAN W. TOLL
    By a peculiar twist of fate, the Japanese admiral who masterminded the attack had persistently warned his government not to fight the United States. Had his countrymen listened, the history of the 20th century might have turned out much differently. Adm. Isoroku Yamamoto foresaw that the struggle would become a prolonged war of attrition that Japan could not hope to win. For a year or so, he said, Japan might overrun locally weak Allied forces — but after that, its war economy would stagger and its densely built wood-and-paper cities would suffer ruinous air raids. Against such odds, Yamamoto could...
  • Isoroku Yamamoto: The poet who planned Pearl Harbor.

    04/18/2007 2:11:07 PM PDT · by Condor 63 · 6 replies · 1,857+ views
    slate ^ | Tuesday, April 17, 2007 | Clive James
    Isoroku Yamamoto (1884–1943) Romance continues to surround his name, not least in Japan, where he is a cult figure, and not exclusively on the political right. His distaste for a war with the Western allies has always rung a bell with postwar liberals aware that, if the enemy had been as pitiless as the Japanese High Command, the defeat could have been more disastrous, the occupation more humiliating, and the subsequent resurgence of both the culture and the economy much less impressive. The Yamamoto romance benefits from his artistic tastes. Like America's General Patton, Yamamoto wrote accomplished poetry. Again like...
  • Boeing Launches Longest-Range 737 with ANA (737-700ER)

    02/01/2006 4:30:48 PM PST · by Righty_McRight · 25 replies · 973+ views
    Boeing ^ | Jan. 31, 2005
    SEATTLE, Jan. 31, 2006 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today launched the 737-700ER (Extended Range), following an order conversion from ANA (All Nippon Airways) for two airplanes. The 737-700ER has the longest range capability of any 737 commercial family member, and is able to serve new nonstop, point-to-point routes profitably. ANA exercised rights to substitute 737-700s with 737-700ERs. The two 737-700ERs are part of a larger order announced June 23, 2003, for 45 737-700s. "The value of the Next-Generation 737 family continues to grow with the 737-700ER, and we are delighted to have ANA as the launch customer," said...
  • Lest we Forget... December 7, 1941

    12/07/2002 10:34:20 PM PST · by Action-America · 23 replies · 759+ views
    Action America ^ | 12/7/02 | John Gaver
    Lest we Forget...December 7, 1941A day that will live in infamy...   USS West Virginia in fire in Pearl Harbor Shortly before 8 AM on December 7, 1941, the Japanese Navy, employing the largest naval attack force ever assembled, launched an unprovoked, sneak attack on the US Pacific Fleet, that lay at rest at Pearl Harbor and on surrounding military bases.  Within short order, 5 of the 8 battleships docked on "Battleship Row" were either sunk or sinking and the rest were severely damaged.  Several other smaller ships and most of Hawaii's combat aircraft were damaged or destroyed, as well. ...
  • 'I could never say anything about this until a few years ago' (WWII Code Breaker)

    07/02/2002 7:35:52 AM PDT · by FourPeas · 6 replies · 390+ views
    » More From The Grand Rapids PressTop Stories'I could never say anything about this until a few years ago'Monday, July 01, 2002By Jim HargerThe Grand Rapids Press GRANDVILLE -- Robert Galt hasn't seen the latest Hollywood movies about World War II code breakers and "code talkers." He doesn't need to. The 82-year-old Grandville resident lived through the tense and shadowy plots that are second nature to high-tech eavesdropping. "I could never say anything about this until a few years ago," said Galt, who was stationed at Pearl Harbor Naval Base from 1943 until the end of the war. "Nobody knew...