Isoroku Yamamoto

Isoroku Yamamoto

Japanese Navy, admiral of the fleet (posthumously)
I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.More Isoroku Yamamoto quotes [07/15/2011 05:07:19]
A military man can scarcely pride himself on having smitten a sleeping enemy; it is more a matter of shame, simply, for the one smitten.More Isoroku Yamamoto quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Should hostilities once break out between Japan and the United States, it is not enough that we take Guam and the Philippines, nor even Hawaii and San Francisco. To make victory certain, we would have to march into Washington and dictate the terms of peace in the White House. I wonder if our politicians, among whom armchair arguments about war are being glibly bandied about in the name of state politics, have confidence as to the final outcome and are prepared to make the necessary sacrifices.More Isoroku Yamamoto quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A military man can scarcely pride himself on having smitten a sleeping enemy; it is more a matter of shame, simply, for the one smitten.More Isoroku Yamamoto quotes [07/15/2011 05:07:00]
The fate of the Empire rests on this enterprise. Every man must devote himself totally to the task in hand.More Isoroku Yamamoto quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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