eBook The reluctant admiral: Yamamoto and the Imperial Navy download
by Hiroyuki Agawa
Author: Hiroyuki Agawa
Publisher: Kondasha International; 1st edition (1979)
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Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International ; New York : Distributed in the . Translation of Yamamoto Isoroku.
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Agawa's biography of Yamamoto was originally published in Japan in 1969, and entitled "Yamamoto Isoroku. It is the English translation and abridgement of this earlier work that was first published in 1979, under 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 Willmott. When multiple respected authors all cite a source this way, I take that as a tacit recommendation and place the item on my reading list.
In the front matter, there is a chronology of Yamamoto's life listing all major events and the year they occurred
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.
Fine book in fine dust jacket. Great copy!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 - 122229061926. The Reluctant Admiral: Yamamoto and the Imperial Navy Hiroyuki Agawa. Seller:kmbooks(4,441)99.
The Reluctant Admiral book. He entered the Tokyo Imperial University to study Japanese literature
The Reluctant Admiral book. He entered the Tokyo Imperial University to study Japanese literature. Upon graduation in 1942, Agawa was Hiroyuki Agawa (阿川 弘之 Agawa Hiroyuki?) is a Japanese author born on December 24, 1920, in Hiroshima, Japan. He is known for his fiction centered on World War II, as well as his biographies and essays. As a high school student Agawa was influenced by the Japanese author Naoya Shiga. Fascinating look, not only at the life of Yamamoto, but at the Imperial Navy during the leadup and first phase of the war in the Pacific. The writing style is somewhat quaint, with liberal amounts of dialogue and surprising attention to passing details like palm readers and quack alchemists.
From any point of view, the raid had been an outstanding success, and the staff officers could not conceal their jubilation; Yamamoto alone, apparently, remained sunk in apparent depression.
Upon graduation in 1942, Agawa was conscripted to serve in the Imperial Japanese Navy, where he worked as an intelligence officer breaking Chinese military codes . The Reluctant Admiral: Yamamoto and the Imperial Navy. ISBN 978-0-87011-355-0. ISBN 978-4-7700-2539-5.
Upon graduation in 1942, Agawa was conscripted to serve in the Imperial Japanese Navy, where he worked as an intelligence officer breaking Chinese military codes until the end of the war. He returned to Hiroshima, where his parents had experienced the atomic bomb, in March 1946. After World War II Agawa wrote his first short story Nennen Saisai (Years upon Years, 1946), which was a classic I Novel, or autobiographical novel, recounting the reunion with his parents. It follows the style of Naoya Shiga, who is said to have praised the work.
Hiroyuki Agawa was born in Hiroshima in 1920. He wrote about his experiences as a student soldier and his family's survival of the bombing of Hiroshima. His major works include "Kumo no bohyo" and "Gunkan Nagato no shogai. The NIPPON BONSAI ASSOCIATION is the single largest public bonsai organization in Japan. Initially begun as the Kokufu Bonsai Kai in 1934, the association has become increasingly active in bonsai circles over the years.
The individual is Admiral Yamamoto, the architect of the Pearl Harbor raid and commander of th. .An intimate portrait of the man who planned the attack on Pearl Harbor and died a dramatic death in the South Pacific. ISBN13: 9780870115127. Release Date: June 1982.