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The Reluctant Admiral

Yamamoto and the Imperial Navy

by Agawa, Hiroyuki

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Published by Kodansha America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Yamamoto, Isoroku,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn Bester (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages397
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8333058M
    ISBN 100870113550
    ISBN 109780870113550

    It is a surprisingly candid account of Admiral Turner's four reluctant years at the top of America's expanding intelligence bureaucracy. That it is not even more candid, however, is not the fault.


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It is the English translation and abridgement of this earlier work that was first published inunder the title, "The Reluctant Admiral." My attention was first drawn to The Reluctant Admiral by numerous bibliographical references in recent works, such as those by Spector, Lundstrom, Parshall and Tully, and by: The Reluctant Admiral is excellently translated.

I really like the writer's voice -- clear, informed, and opinionated in a way that The Reluctant Admiral book compelling rather than overbearing.

It is at its best as a character study of Isoroku Yamamoto and the various members of the Japanese Navy.4/5. The Reluctant Admiral may not be the only biography available on Yamamoto, but it is certainly the one most commonly referenced by other authors.

In the front matter, there is a chronology of Yamamoto's life listing all major events and the year they occurred/5(27).

I suppose renaming it The Reluctant Admiral with the implication that Isoroku was indecisive is comforting to american psychology. But otherwise it's the same book, and one of the few books I know about WW II Japan that isn't clichéd propaganda of either a rightist or leftist american i!5/5(5).

This is the story of both an individual and an organization. The individual is Admiral Yamamoto, the architect of the Pearl Harbor raid and commander of the Combined Fleet until his dramatic death in the South Pacific.

One of the best-known Japanese wartime leaders -- complex, tough, sympathetic, and realistic -- he believed from the start that Japan was bound to lose the war.4/5(3). the reluctant admiral Download the reluctant admiral or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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The Reluctant Admiral may not be the only biography available on Yamamoto, but it is certainly the one most commonly referenced by other authors.

In the front matter, there is a chronology of Yamamoto's life listing all major events and the year they occurred. There is no table of contents, as the chapters have no titles, only numbers/5(22).

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His Nihon Bonsai Bonseki Shiko(An 4/5(3). The Reluctant Admiral is a Japanese 'what if' scenario based upon a greater contribution by Adm. Yamamoto Isoroku to the development of the Kaigun in The premise of the Mod is that Yamamoto exerted a much greater influence first on the Japan Naval Aircraft Industry, then as Deputy Navy Minister, and finally as Navy Minister itself.

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The full and seldom told story of Admiral Yamamoto The head of the Japanese Imperial Navy who planned the Pearl Harbor attack. A genius in Naval warfare yet a reluctant leader who realized that war against the U.S.

would prove to be. Get this from a library. The reluctant admiral: Yamamoto and the Imperial Navy. [Hiroyuki Agawa] -- This is the story of both an individual and an organization.

The individual is Admiral Yamamoto, the architect of the Pearl Harbor raid and commander of the. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content. Reviews HiROYUKi Agawa, The Reluctant Admiral: Yamamoto and the Imperial Navy. Tokyo, New York, Kodansha International, pp.

$ The admiral had risen rapidly in the ranks, had friends in high places and was extremely competent. No point in making him an enemy. But he warranted watching.

“I will take your remarks into consideration, Admiral.” The telephone rang in Yamamoto’s office. Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Matome Ugaki picked up the receiver. “Ah, Ugaki. Isoroku Yamamoto (山本 五十六, Yamamoto Isoroku, April 4, – Ap ) was a Japanese Marshal Admiral of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) and the commander-in-chief of the Combined Fleet during World War II until his death.

Yamamoto held several important posts in the IJN, and undertook many of its changes and reorganizations, especially its development Allegiance: Empire of Japan. The Reluctant Admiral: Yamamoto and the Imperial Navy avg rating — 81 ratings — published — 6 editions Want to Read saving 4/5. Book Reviews Main Menu: The Reluctant Admiral Yamamoto and the Imperial Navy.

This book is a detailed biography of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto (). The book explores his childhood, early life and service in the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). The reluctant admiral: Yamamoto and the Imperial Navy by Agawa, Hiroyuki, Publication date Topics Yamamoto, Isoroku,Japan.

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Here is a book telling the story of one family that was forcibly moved to the US. Isoroku Yamamoto's sleeping giant quotation is a film quote by the Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto regarding the attack on Pearl Harbor by forces of Imperial Japan.

The quotation is portrayed at the very end of the film Tora!Tora. Tora. as: I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve. Yamamoto Isoroku, Japanese naval officer who conceived of the surprise attack on the U.S.

naval base at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, Yamamoto graduated from the Japanese Naval Academy inand a year later he was wounded in action at the Battle of Tsushima during the Russo-Japanese War.

One of the great tragedies of life, it seems to me, is when a person classifies himself as someone who has no talents or gifts. When, in disgust or discouragement, we allow ourselves to reach depressive levels of despair because of our demeaning self-appraisal, it is a sad day for us and a sad day in the eyes of God.

I read a book a decade ago about Yamamoto by Hiroyuki Agawa. Its title is The Reluctant Admiral: Yamamoto and the Imperial Navy. It will be interesting to see if this movie tries to create a different narrative about Yamamoto's life, and more specifically, his decisions leading up to and after Pearl Harbor until he was killed.

Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, who he was and why America felt threatened by his continued existence during the Second World War. A brief look into the life of Yamamoto shows a 8 Agawa, The Reluctant Admiral: Yamamoto and the Imperial Navy, Here his overwhelming passion and skillFile Size: KB.

Admiral Yamamoto, commander of the Imperial Japanese Navy's Combined Fleet, was the Harvard-educated, poker-playing mastermind of the December 7,attack.

Navy code-breakers had intercepted Japanese radio traffic indicating that the admiral, known for his fanatical punctuality, would fly over Bougainville Island early the next morning. Washington, D.C., J - U.S. atomic tests in Bikini Atoll in July staged by a joint Army-Navy task force were the first atomic explosions since the bombings of Japan a year earlier.

Documents posted today by the National Security Archive about “Operation Crossroads” shed light on these events as do galleries of declassified videos and photographs.

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