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Rengô kantai shirei chôkan: Yamamoto Isoroku (1968)

As Japan joins in a political pact with Nazi Germany and fascist Italy, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is appointed supreme commander of the Japanese fleet. With Japan headed inexorably toward ... See full summary »

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Yûzô Kayama ...
First Lieutenant Ijuin
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Sumie Kimura
Toshio Kurosawa ...
1st Lt. Kimura
Makoto Satô ...
Genda
Daisuke Katô ...
Chief of Press Section
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Prime Minister Konoe
Wakako Sakai ...
Tomoko Yakuki
Kôshirô Matsumoto ...
Minister Yoneuchi
Kenjirô Ishiyama ...
Cmdr. Momotake
Masao Shimizu ...
Kurita
Eijirô Yanagi ...
Nagano
Seiji Miyaguchi ...
Ito
Susumu Fujita ...
Kurita
Fuyuki Murakami ...
Air Force Cmdr. Iwakuni
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As Japan joins in a political pact with Nazi Germany and fascist Italy, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is appointed supreme commander of the Japanese fleet. With Japan headed inexorably toward war, Yamamoto, despite his misgivings, believes the only possible victory lies in destroying the American fleet by surprise at Pearl Harbor. The attack succeeds, but fails to sink the American carrier fleet. Thus Yamamoto must lead the Japanese navy into war with ever-diminishing likelihood of success. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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27 December 1968 (USA)  »

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JPY 100,000,000 (estimated)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Eastmancolor)

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2.35 : 1
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The Japanese Zero fighters at the battle of Midway are painted green. During 1942, all Zeroes of the Japanese navy were painted white. It was not until 1943 that they would be painted green. See more »

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Edited from Hawai Middowei daikaikûsen: Taiheiyô no arashi (1960) See more »

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