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Lightning Strike: The Secret Mission to Kill Admiral Yamamoto and Avenge Pearl Harbor

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This is the story of the fighter mission that changed World War II.
It is the true story of the man behind Pearl Harbor---Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto---and the courageous young American fliers who flew the million-to-one suicide mission that shot him down.
Yamamoto was a cigar-smoking, poker-playing, English-speaking, Harvard-educated expert on America, and that intimate knowl...more
ebook, 400 pages
Published April 1st 2007 by St. Martin's Press
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Au Yong Chee Tuck
The publishers have chosen to show two maps side by side which do not make much sense. One map on the left page showed the west coast of the US with a route marked from San Francisco to Pearl Harbor. The other map on the right page showed Japan, the Philippines and Australia with routes marked from Sydney to Hawaii and Tokyo to Hawaii.
If these maps have been published the other way round, the US west coast map published on the right page and the Australia map published on the left page, it woul...more
Brent
If you're a history buff then this will interest you, especially if you like material about the Second World War. This book describes the daring mission in April 1943 that resulted in the downing of the aircraft that carried Admiral Yamamoto, Japan's Commander in Chief of Naval Operations in the Pacific, by Army Air Corp Pilots flying P-28 aircraft . Although the mission was an astounding success, the controversy surrounding the events of the mission swirled for decades afterward. Very interesti...more
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