Mitsuo Fuchida

Mitsuo Fuchida

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mitsuo Fuchida was a Japanese Captain in the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service and a bomber pilot in the Imperial Japanese Navy before and during World War II. He is perhaps best known for leading the first air wave attacks on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. Fuchida was responsible for the coordination of the entire aerial attack working under the overall fleet commander Vice Admiral Ch ichi Nagumo. After World War II ended, Fuchida became a Christian and an evangelist preacher. In 1960, he was given an US citizenship. Mitsuo Fuchida was born in Nara Prefecture, Japan. He entered the Imperial Japanese Naval Academy at Etajima, Hiroshima in 1921 where he met and befriended classmate Minoru Genda and discovered the interest of flying airplanesshow more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134963534
  • 9786134963534