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Isoroku Yamamoto
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Military Personnel
    (April 4, 1884-April 18, 1943)
    Mastermind the attack on Pearl Harbor (December 7, 1941)
    Isoroku means 56 in Japanese, the age of his father at his birth
    U.S. had cracked Japanese code, finding out which plane Admiral Yamamoto would be on, when FDR gave the order to shoot him down (1943)
    He sneak attacked Pearl Harbor without provocation.
    This forced the U.S. into World War II and eventually caused the downfall of the Japanese Empire.
    Many Americans continue to hold a grudge against the Japanese.
    After his attack, many Americans created slang terms like 'to be japped' and 'to be Pearl Harbored,' meaning to be attacked from behind.
    He spent two years attending Harvard University.
    He was loyal to his Japanese government.
    Even though he opposed and warned against bringing the U.S. into World War II, he set the strategy for the Pearl Harbor attack (1941).
    He accurately predicted: 'In the first six to twelve months of a war with the United States and Great Britain, I will run wild and win victory upon victory. But then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success.' (1940).
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 18 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 32 Votes: 34.38% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 17 Votes: 58.82% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 13 Votes: 61.54% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 11 Votes: 81.82% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 7 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 45 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 45 Votes: 64.44% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 64 Votes: 78.12% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 73 Votes: 76.71% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 297 Votes: 64.31% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 234 Votes: 69.23% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 329 Votes: 65.05% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 1425 Votes: 69.68% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 14719 Votes: 78.09% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 3829 Votes: 52.62% Annoying
 
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