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Yamamoto, Isoroku (山本五十六)

Date of birth:
April 4th, 1884 (Nagaoke, Japan)
Date of death:
April 18th, 1943 (Buin, New Guinea)
Buried on:
Tama Cemetery
Nationality:
Japanese

Biography

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Rank:
Taishō (Vice Admiral)
Awarded on:
May 14th, 1931
Kinshi Kunsho 2nd Class
Rank:
Taishō (Vice Admiral)
Awarded on:
March 23rd, 1939
Kinshi Kunsho 1st Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gen-sui (Fleet Admiral)
Unit:
Commander-in-Chief, Combined Fleet, Imperial Japanese Navy
Awarded on:
May 27th, 1943
Details:
Posthumously awarded
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gen-sui (Fleet Admiral)
Unit:
Commander-in-Chief, Combined Fleet, Imperial Japanese Navy
Awarded on:
May 27th, 1943
Details:
Posthumously awarded
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gen-sui (Fleet Admiral)
Unit:
Commander-in-Chief, Combined Fleet, Imperial Japanese Navy
Awarded on:
May 27th, 1943
Details:
Posthumously awarded
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gen-sui (Fleet Admiral)
Unit:
Commander-in-Chief, Combined Fleet, Imperial Japanese Navy
Awarded on:
June 5th, 1943
Details:
1st class, Awarded posthumously.
Daikun'i kikkashō
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gen-sui (Fleet Admiral)
Unit:
Commander-in-Chief, Combined Fleet, Imperial Japanese Navy
Awarded on:
June 5th, 1943
Details:
Posthumously awarded
Marshal's badge
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gen-sui (Fleet Admiral)
Unit:
Commander-in-Chief, Combined Fleet, Imperial Japanese Navy
Awarded on:
1943
Gunjin Izoku-kai
Border War Medal
Great Manchukuo | National Foundation Merit Medal
Emperor's Visit to Japan Commemorative Medal
Red Cross Membership Medal
Yukosho
Deutsche Adlerorden erster Klasse (mit oder ohne Schwertern)
Ordine della Corona d'Italia - Cavaliere della Croce Grande
Ordine Militare di Savoia -Grand Cross
Badge for Graduates of Naval Staff College

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