Chūichi Nagumo

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Chūichi Nagumo
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Vice Admiral Chūichi Nagumo
BornMairch 25, 1887
Yonezawa, Yamagata Japan
Dee'd6 Julie 1944(1944-07-06) (aged 57)[1]
Saipan, Northren Mariana Islands
AllegianceFlag of Japan (1870–1999).svg Empire o Japan
Service/branch Imperial Japanese Navy
Years o service1908-1944
RankAdmiral
UnitKido Butai
Commands heldAki, 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/warsWarld 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
AwairdsOrder 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. a b Nagumo Chuichi at navalhistory.flixco.info
  3. Klemen, L. "Vice-Admiral Chuichi Nagumo". Forgotten Campaign: The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942.