World Battlefronts: Yamamoto v. the Dragon

(See Cover) A humble wireless set trembled last week with quasi-divine vibrations as the Son of Heaven himself sent Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, Commander in Chief of the Combined Imperial Fleets, congratulations for the daring execution of a brilliant treachery.

Congratulations from Emperor Hirohito fix upon their recipient an incredible joy; but also a certain uneasiness. This is because they not only bestow praise; they also adjure the congratulatee to continue the good work—or else.

Isoroku Yamamoto had made a wonderful beginning. The four syllables of his name may in future be pronounced twice as...

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