Top 3 Quotes & Sayings by Chuichi Nagumo

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Chuichi Nagumo

ChΕ«ichi Nagumo was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during World War II. Nagumo led Japan's main carrier battle group, the Kido Butai, in the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Indian Ocean raid and the Battle of Midway. He committed suicide during the Battle of Saipan.

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Afraid Assure Attack Aviation Awakened Brilliant Complex Cream Follow Giant Hide All Harbor Imperial Industrial Lived Make Mistake Naval Navy Occasionally Pearl Pearl Harbor Planes Prove Reason Respect Ships Sleeping States Strength Success Surprise United United States Utmost Utmost Respect Waterloo Less More Hide All See All
I-uh-have the utmost respect for Yamamoto-san. If it had not been for him, there would be no naval aviation. However-the most brilliant man can occasionally make a mistake.
I have lived in the United States and I know the might of their industrial complex. The United States is a sleeping giant and I am afraid that our attack has awakened it.
The success of our surprise attack on Pearl Harbor will prove to be the Waterloo of the war to follow. For this reason the Imperial Navy is massing the cream of its strength in ships and planes to assure success.
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