He Gave the Order: The Life and Times of Admiral Osami Nagano

by F.J. Bradley

Merriam Press World War II Biography

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This is a biography of Japanese Navy Admiral Osami Nagano, who ordered the attack on the American fleet at Pearl Harbor.

This work covers his entire career, diplomatic, political and military, concentrating on the years leading up to the war between Japan and the United States.

He attained great achievements in his military and political careers, but his involvement in Japan’s entrance into World War II on 8 December 1941 led to his ultimate downfall.

He died in 1947, in Sugamo Prison in Tokyo during the International Military Tribunal for the Far East under U.S. occupation, following Japan’s defeat.

196 8.5x11-inch pages, 205 B&W photos, 7 maps, 7 tables, 2 charts

He Gave the Order: The Life and Times of Admiral Osami Nagano

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