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The Other Yamamoto – An American Hero

May 07, 2018 ·  
In 1936, Fred Yamamoto graduated from Palo Alto High School with a bright future ahead of him. The young man kept a diary that he wrote in often, jotting down his scattered thoughts as he went about enjoying his final years as a teenager. Five years after graduating, Fred turned to his diary again, this […]
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America's Revenge on Yamamoto

April 20, 2018 ·  
On April 18, 1943, the United States finally got its revenge on the man responsible for the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor seventeen months previously. Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto had been the mastermind behind the attack, and the Americans were determined to make him pay. On December 7, 1941, the United States had suffered the worst […]
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Was the Pearl Harbor Attack Inspired by a Novel?

January 04, 2018 ·  
Inspiration can come from anywhere and produce unpredictable results. An artist might draw inspiration from the most mundane object. A writer can come up with a fantastical idea based on real events. And possibly, a military official could come up with the idea for a deadly surprise attack from a 16-year-old novel. When Hector Bywater wrote […]
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Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto Quotes

October 12, 2015 · Randy Miller
The most famous Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto Quote about the sleeping giant may not even have been said by him. "I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve." This quote can be heard in the films Tora! Tora! Tora! and Pearl Harbor.  However, there is some doubt […]
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Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto

August 18, 2013 · Randy Miller
Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto was the key strategist of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Although he had serious reservations about a war with the United States, as Admiral he had a responsibility.  The air raid of Pearl Harbor was his idea. The Pearl Harbor attack was considered tactically brilliant, while at the same time strategically foolish. The strategy […]
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