|Native name||山本 五十六|
4 Aprile 1884|
Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan
18 Apryle 1943 (aged 59)|
Buin, Papua New Guinea †
|Allegiance||Empire o Japan|
|Service/branch||Imperial Japanese Navy|
|Years o service||1901–1943|
|Unit||Combined Fleet amang others|
Kitakami, Isuzu, Akagi |
Naval Air Command, Navy Meenistry, Naval Air Command, 1st Fleet, Combined Fleet, 1st Battleship Diveesion
Isoroku Yamamoto (山本 五十六 Yamamoto Isoroku, 4 Aprile 1884 – 18 Aprile 1943) wis a Japanese Marshal Admiral an the commander-in-chief o the Combined Fleet durin Warld War II, a graduate o the Imperial Japanese Naval Academy.
Yamamoto held several important posts in the Imperial Japanese Navy, an unnerteuk mony o its chynges an reorganizations, especially its development o naval aviation. He wis the commander-in-chief durin the decisive early years o the Paceefic War an sae wis responsible for major battles such as Pearl Harbor an Midway. He died when American codebreakers identified his flicht plans an his plane wis shot doun. His daith wis a major blow tae Japanese militar morale durin Warld War II.