By Mitsuo Fuchida, Masatake Okumiya, Raymond A. Spruance
Fuchida was once a former Captain of the Imperial jap army, and Okumiya, a former Commander, Imperial jap army. a glance on the conflict of halfway, a turning aspect of the Pacific Theater of global battle II. various maps and illustrations. Hardcover. unique jacket. pink pressed textile. Edges exhibit gentle bumping. mild firming. Jacket has paper loss on backbone. reasonable area put on and rubbing. VG/Good situation.
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The Naval General Staff strategists therefore began concentrating their efforts on less ambitious plans to isolate Australia and cut off the flow of American war materiel by gradually extending Japanese control over eastern New Guinea, the Solomons, and the New Caledonia-Fiji Islands area. By early April, when Combined Fleet presented its Midway attack plan, a beginning had already been made toward carrying out the Naval General Staff program. Lae and Salamaua, in eastern New Guinea, had been occupied as the first step, and the Army had agreed to the use of its South Seas Detachment, currently at Rabaul, in the second move— the simultaneous invasion of Port Moresby, on the southeast New Guinea coast, and of Tulagi, in the Solomons.
On 3 March, a 180-plane strike was launched from our carriers against the south Javanese port of Tjilatjap, netting a bag of about 20 ships sunk. In addition, up to 5 March, 3 enemy destroyers and 14 transports were sunk trying to escape southward, and 3 other transports were captured. The landing operations meanwhile went off on schedule, and on 9 March Java surrendered. The Nagumo Force returned to Staring Bay to await orders. By the latter part of March Sumatra was also in Japanese hands, as were the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal.
Its main attention, however, had been focussed on an area different from either of the two major alternatives considered by Combined Fleet. This was the so-called southeast area, centering on the Australian subcontinent. Neither Admiral Nagano, Chief of Naval General Staff, nor his Deputy Chief, Vice Admiral Seiichi Ito, was the kind of officer who actively directed the planning of his subordinates. They allowed the staff to take the initiative and expressed themselves only when a plan had been drafted and submitted for their approval.
Midway, the battle that doomed Japan; the Japanese Navy's story by Mitsuo Fuchida, Masatake Okumiya, Raymond A. Spruance