The Cellar  

Go Back   The Cellar > Images > Image of the Day

Image of the Day Images that will blow your mind - every day. [Blog] [RSS] [XML]

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 12-06-2017, 10:15 PM   #1
xoxoxoBruce
The future is unwritten
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 60,197
Dec 7th, 2017: Infamy

You may have heard of the incident at Pearl Harbor Hawaii on December 7th, 1941.
There he is, the face that will live in infamy.



Isoroku Yamamoto, the rat bastard behind it, Japanese Marshal Admiral of the Navy
and the commander-in-chief of the Jap Combined Fleet during World War II until his death.
__________________
Everything is interesting... look closer.
xoxoxoBruce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2017, 07:17 AM   #2
Carruthers
Junior Master Dwellar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Deepest Buckinghamshire UK
Posts: 2,502


__________________
Carruthers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2017, 07:26 AM   #3
Griff
still says videotape
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Posts: 22,101
__________________
If you would only recognize that life is hard, things would be so much easier for you.
- Louis D. Brandeis

Last edited by glatt; 12-07-2017 at 08:20 AM. Reason: fixed link
Griff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2017, 08:25 AM   #4
glatt
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Arlington, VA
Posts: 25,694
Two years ago I saw the plane that shot down Yamamoto. It was part of a group that flew over DC to celebrate the 70th VE Day anniversary. Which is kind of funny since it served the the Pacific.

http://cellar.org/showpost.php?p=927949&postcount=129

I didn't know exactly who Yamamoto was at the time.
glatt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2017, 08:49 AM   #5
xoxoxoBruce
The future is unwritten
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 60,197
Quote:
I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.
While the quote attributed to Yamamoto can not be verified, it is accurate.
Attached Images
 
__________________
Everything is interesting... look closer.

Last edited by xoxoxoBruce; 12-07-2017 at 08:55 AM.
xoxoxoBruce is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:54 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.