Fading victory: the diary of Admiral Matome Ugaki, 1941-1945

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University of Pittsburgh Press, Nov 1, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 731 pages
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Fading victory: the diary of Admiral Matome Ugaki, 1941-1945

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Ugaki served as Admiral Yamamoto's chief of staff (he was wounded in the air attack that killed Yamamoto), and commanded major naval and air units. His diary provides useful insight into Japanese ... Read full review

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About the author (1991)

Donald M. Goldstein is Professor of Asian Studies (University Center for International Studies) and Eastern European Studies as well as Public and International Affairs at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh and is a Member of Ridgway Center. His teaching and research areas include history, public administration, political science, arms control, national interest and national security, theory and practice of international affairs, foreign policy process, international relations, administrative theory. He has taught at the Air Force Academy, the Air War College, the Air Command and Staff College, the University of Tampa, Troy State University and the University of Pittsburgh. In 2002, he was awarded the Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award at the University of Pittsburgh.

The late Katherine V. Dillon, Donald M. Goldstein and the late Gordon W. Prange created numerous World War II classics, including "At Dawn We Slept; Miracle at Midway"; and "God's Samurai: Lead Pilot at Pearl Harbor" (Brassey's, Inc., reprint 2003). They also collaborated with historian J. Michael Wenger on several books, including "The Way It Was: Pearl Harbor-The Original Photographs" (Brassey's, Inc., 1995); "Rain of Ruin: A Photographic History of Hiroshima and Nagasaki" (Brassey's, Inc., 1995); and "The Pearl Harbor Papers.

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