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Jisaku Okada

SurnameOkada
Given NameJisaku
CountryJapan
CategorySea
GenderMale

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Jisaku Okada was a career navy officer who was exposed to naval aviation early on in his career. With prior command experience with the seaplane carrier Notoro and the light carrier Ryujo, he was assigned the fleet carrier Kaga in Sep 1941. During the Battle of Midway, a dive bomber's bomb landed close to or squarely on the bridge of Kaga, killing Captain Okada.

Source: Shattered Sword.




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Event(s) Participated:
» Attack on Pearl Harbor
» Battle of Midway and the Aleutian Islands

Ship(s) Served:
» Kaga


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