Bombing of Pearl Harbor
...Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet. The attacking force was immediately commanded by Vice-Admiral Chuichi Nagumo. Senior officers ensured that planning was text-book perfect, but Japans limited energy resources was the weakest link in the plan (Maechling, 2000). Consequently, the attack plan was complex and it made little allowance for unexpected developments or errors (Slackman, 1990).
On the appointed date, Japan moved six aircraft carriers Akagi, Hiryu,Kaga, Shokaku, Soryu, and Zuikaku, to a position 275 miles north of Hawaii... Pearl Harbor Bombing Introduction On the fateful day of 7th December, 1941, the Japanese Imperial Navy launched an unexpected blitzkrieg on...