Chūichi Nagumo

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Chūichi Nagumo
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Vice Admiral Chūichi Nagumo
Born Mairch 25, 1887
Yonezawa, Yamagata Japan
Dee'd 6 Julie 1944(1944-07-06) (aged 57)[1]
Saipan, Northren Mariana Islands
Allegiance Flag of Japan (1870–1999).svg Empire of 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 Division, 8th Cruiser Division, 3rd Cruiser Division, Kido Butai, 1st Carrier Division, First Air Fleet, IJN 3rd Fleet, Sasebo Naval District, Kure Naval District, First Fleet, Central Paceefic Aurie Fleet, Fourteenth Air Fleet[2]
Battles/wars Warld War II
Attack on Pearl Harbor
bombing of Darwin
Indian Ocean Raid
Battle of Midway
Battle of the Eastern Solomons
Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands
Awairds Order of the Rising Sun (3rd class)
Order of the Rising Sun (4t class)
Order of the Golden Kite (3rd class)
Grand Cordon of the Order of the Sacred Treasure (1st class)[3]
In this Japanese name, the faimily name is Nagumo.

Chūichi Nagumo (南雲 忠一, Nagumo Chūichi, Mairch 25, 1887 – Julie 6, 1944) was a Japanese admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy during Warld War II and one-time commander of the Kido Butai (the carrier battle group).[4] He committed suicide during the Battle of Saipan.

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  1. Nishida, Imperial Japanese Navy
  2. Nagumo Chuichi at
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  4. Klemen, L. "Vice-Admiral Chuichi Nagumo". Forgotten Campaign: The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942.