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Chūichi Nagumo

Vice Admiral Chūichi Nagumo
Born Mairch 25, 1887
Yonezawa, Yamagata Japan
Dee'd Julie 6, 1944(1944-07-06) (agit 57)[1]
Saipan, Northren Mariana Islands
Allegiance Merchant flag of Japan (1870).svg Empire o Japan
Service/branch  Imperial Japanese Navy
Years o service 1908-1944
Rank Admiral
Unit Kido Butai
Commands held Aki, Hatsuyuki, Kirishima, Sugi, Kisaragi, Momi, Naka, Takao, Yamashiro
11t Destroyer Diveesion, 8t Cruiser Diveesion, 3rd Cruiser Diveesion, Kido Butai, 1st Carrier Diveesion, First Air Fleet, IJN 3rd Fleet, Sasebo Naval Destrict, Kure Naval Destrict, First Fleet, Central Paceefic Aurie Fleet, Fowerteent Air Fleet[2]
Battles/wars Warld War II
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Bombin o Darwin
Indian Ocean Raid
Battle o Midway
Battle o the Eastren Solomons
Battle o the Santa Cruz Islands
Awairds Order o the Risin Sun (3rd class)
Order o the Risin Sun (4t class)
Order o the Gowden Kite (3rd class)
Grand Cordon o the Order o the Sacred Treasur (1st class)[2]

Chūichi Nagumo (南雲 忠一 Nagumo Chūichi?, Mairch 25, 1887 – Julie 6, 1944) wis a Japanese admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy durin Warld War II an ane time commander o the Kido Butai (the carrier battle group).[3] He committit suicide durin the Battle o Saipan.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nishida, Imperial Japanese Navy
  2. 2.0 2.1 Nagumo Chuichi at navalhistory.flixco.info
  3. Klemen, L. "Vice-Admiral Chuichi Nagumo". Forgotten Campaign: The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942.