The View From Japan
posted by Bodwyn Wook
This Japanese filmed account of the Pacific War offers much unusual footage & information generally not known, at least to many westerners. Here is one instance: The Japanese battleships that defeated the Imperial Russian Navy at Tsushima in 1905 all had been built in western naval yards.
My only criticism would be that the treatment of Yamamoto is to a large degree hagiographic; but, this is offset by the sheer amount of other information.
The image of IJN Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is by:
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[21 June 2013]