Chuichi Nagumo

From Citizendium
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Chuichi Nagumo [r]: {1887-1944) Vice Admiral, Imperial Japanese Navy; commanded the Battle of Pearl Harbor force primarily through seniority but was not considered innovative or aggressive; early successes fell to failures from mid-1942 such as losing four carriers at the Battle of Midway; committed suicide while part of the defense in the Battle of Saipan [e]

This article contains just a definition and optionally other subpages (such as a list of related articles), but no metadata. Create the metadata page if you want to expand this into a full article.