30 relations: Attack on Pearl Harbor, Battle of Leyte Gulf, Battle of Midway, Battle of Trafalgar, Battle of Tsushima, Chūichi Nagumo, Coordinated Universal Time, England expects that every man will do his duty, False start, International Code of Signals, International maritime signal flags, Japanese aircraft carrier Akagi, Japanese aircraft carrier Zuikaku, Japanese battleship Mikasa, Jisaburō Ozawa, John Toland, Minoru Genda, Mitsuo Fuchida, Nagasaki, NATO phonetic alphabet, Nissan Z-car, Oshima Shipbuilding, Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, Racing Rules of Sailing, Ryūnosuke Kusaka, Tōgō Heihachirō, The Rising Sun, Yutaka Katayama, Zuken, 252 Air Group.
The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, in the United States Territory of Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941.
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The Battle of Leyte Gulf, formerly known as the Second Battle of the Philippine Sea, is generally considered to be the largest naval battle of World War II and, by some criteria, possibly the largest naval battle in history alongside the Battle of Red Cliffs in 208 CE and the Battle of Salamis in 480 BCE.
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The was a crucial and decisive naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II.
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The Battle of Trafalgar (21 October 1805) was a naval engagement fought by the Royal Navy against the combined fleets of the French and Spanish Navies, during the War of the Third Coalition (August–December 1805) of the Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815).
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The Battle of Tsushima (Цусимское сражение, Tsusimskoye srazheniye), commonly known as the “Sea of Japan Naval Battle” (Japanese: 日本海海戦, Nihonkai-Kaisen) in Japan and the “Battle of Tsushima Strait”, was a major naval battle fought between Russia and Japan during the Russo-Japanese War.
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was a Japanese admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during World War II and onetime commander of the Kido Butai (the carrier battle group).
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Coordinated Universal Time (temps universel coordonné), abbreviated as UTC, is the primary time standard by which the world regulates clocks and time.
"England expects that every man will do his duty" was a signal sent by Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, from his flagship as the Battle of Trafalgar was about to commence on 21 October 1805.
In sports, a false start is a movement by a participant before (or in some cases after) being signaled or otherwise permitted by the rules to start.
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The International Code of Signals (ICS) is an international system of signals and codes for use by vessels to communicate important messages regarding safety of navigation and related matters.
The system of international maritime signal flags is one system of flag signals representing individual letters of the alphabet in signals to or from ships.
was an aircraft carrier of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN), named after Mount Akagi in present-day Gunma Prefecture.
Zuikaku (Japanese: 瑞鶴 "Auspicious Crane") was a of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Her complement of aircraft took part in the attack on Pearl Harbor that formally brought the United States into the Pacific War, and she fought in several of the most important naval battles of the war, before being sunk during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. www.history.navy.mil One of six carriers to participate in the Pearl Harbor attack, Zuikaku was the last of the six to be sunk in the war (four in the Battle of Midway and Shōkaku in the Battle of the Philippine Sea).
is a pre-dreadnought battleship built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) in the late 1890s, and was the only ship of her class.
was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II.
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John Toland (30 November 1670 – 11 March 1722) was a rationalist philosopher and freethinker, and occasional satirist, who wrote numerous books and pamphlets on political philosophy and philosophy of religion, which are early expressions of the philosophy of the Age of Enlightenment.
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was a well-known Japanese military aviator and politician.
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was a Japanese captain in the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service and a bomber aviator in the Japanese navy before and during World War II.
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() is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan.
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The International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet, commonly known as the NATO phonetic alphabet and also known as the ICAO phonetic or spelling alphabet and the ITU phonetic alphabet, is the most widely used spelling alphabet.
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The Z-car is a series of sports cars manufactured by Nissan Motors Ltd..
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Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. is a privately held Japanese shipbuilding company.
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The Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction is one of the seven American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually awarded for Letters, Drama, and Music.
The Racing Rules of Sailing (often abbreviated to RRS) govern the conduct of yacht racing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, model boat racing, dinghy racing and virtually any other form of racing around a course with more than one vessel while powered by the wind.
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, was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II who served as Chief of Staff of the Combined Fleet.
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Marshal-Admiral Marquis Heihachirō Tōgō, OM, GCVO (（東郷 平八郎; 27 January 1848 – 30 May 1934), was a gensui or admiral of the fleet in the Imperial Japanese Navy and one of Japan's greatest naval heroes.
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The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936–1945, written by John Toland, was published by Random House in 1970 and won the 1971 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction.
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Yutaka Katayama (片山豊, born Yutaka Asoh; 15 September 1909 – 19 February 2015), also known as Mr.
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is a Japanese multinational corporation, specializing in software and consulting services for end-to-end electrical and electronic engineering.
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was a fighter aircraft unit of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the Pacific campaign of World War II.
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