Akio Morita & Masaru Ibuka

In 1944, a young officer in the Japanese Imperial Navy met a civilian radio engineer, 13 years his senior, on a task force to develop a heat-seeking missile. Within two years, World War II had ended, Japan was trying to rebuild its industrial base, and the two men were working together tinkering with radios and other electrical gadgets in a small Tokyo office. Akio Morita, the naval officer, and Masaru Ibuka, the engineer, would stay partners and friends for more than 40 years, along the way building Sony, one of the iconic brands of the Japanese economic...

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