39 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, George V, International Code of Signals, International maritime signal flags, Japanese aircraft carrier Akagi, Japanese aircraft carrier Zuikaku, Japanese battleship Mikasa, Japanese destroyer Akigumo, Jisaburō Ozawa, John Toland, John Toland (author), Minoru Genda, Mitsuo Fuchida, Nagasaki, NATO phonetic alphabet, Nissan Z-car, Operation Z (1944), Oshima Shipbuilding, Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, Racing Rules of Sailing, Ryūnosuke Kusaka, Samuel Eliot Morison, Tōgō Heihachirō, Tōgō Shrine, Thames Nautical Training College, The Daily Telegraph, The Marine Society, The Rising Sun, Yutaka Katayama, Zuken, 252 Air Group.
The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, on the morning of December 7, 1941.
The Battle of Leyte Gulf (Filipino: Labanan sa Golpo ng Leyte) is generally considered to have been the largest naval battle of World War II and, by some criteria, possibly the largest naval battle in history.
The Battle of Midway was a decisive naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II which occurred between 4 and 7 June 1942, only six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and one month after the Battle of the Coral Sea.
The Battle of Trafalgar (21 October 1805) was a naval engagement fought by the British 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 (1796–1815).
The Battle of Tsushima (Цусимское сражение, Tsusimskoye srazheniye), also known as the Battle of Tsushima Strait and the Naval Battle of the Sea of Japan (Japanese: 日本海海戦, Nihonkai-Kaisen) in Japan, was a major naval battle fought between Russia and Japan during the Russo-Japanese War.
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).
"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.
George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.
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.
International maritime signal flags refers to various flags used to communicate with ships.
Akagi (Japanese: 赤城 "Red Castle") was an aircraft carrier built for 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.
Akigumo was one of 19 s built for the Imperial Japanese Navy during the 1930s.
was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II.
John Toland (30 November 1670 – 11 March 1722) was an Irish 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.
John Willard Toland (June 29, 1912 – January 4, 2004) was an American writer and historian.
was a well-known Japanese military aviator and politician.
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.
() is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan.
The NATO phonetic alphabet, officially denoted as the International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet, and also commonly known as the ICAO phonetic alphabet, and in a variation also known officially as the ITU phonetic alphabet and figure code, is the most widely used radiotelephone spelling alphabet.
The Nissan Z-car is a sports car which has been manufactured by Nissan Motors Ltd, in six generations, since 1969.
Operation Z was a defensive plan put into place by the Japanese during World War II to defend the Marianas Islands, and in particular, Saipan.
Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. is a privately held Japanese shipbuilding company.
The Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction 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.
, was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II who served as Chief of Staff of the Combined Fleet.
Samuel Eliot Morison (July 9, 1887 – May 15, 1976) was an American historian noted for his works of maritime history and American history that were both authoritative and popular.
Marshal-Admiral The Marquis Tōgō Heihachirō, OM, GCVO (東郷 平八郎; 27 January 184830 May 1934), was a gensui or admiral of the fleet in the Imperial Japanese Navy and one of Japan's greatest naval heroes.
The Tōgō Shrine (東郷神社 Tōgō-jinja) was built in 1940 and dedicated to Gensui (or 'Marshal-Admiral') The Marquis Tōgō Heihachirō shortly after his death.
The Thames Nautical Training College, as it is now called, was, for over a hundred years, situated aboard ships named HMS Worcester.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
For the Marine Societeit (Marine Society) of Surabaya, Indonesia see: Military Canteen of Royal Netherlands Navy The Marine Society was a British charity, the world's first established for seafarers.
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.
Yutaka Katayama (片山豊, born Yutaka Asoh; 15 September 1909 – 19 February 2015), also known as Mr.
is a Japanese multinational corporation, specializing in software and consulting services for end-to-end electrical and electronic engineering.
was a fighter aircraft unit of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the Pacific campaign of World War II.