The image here showcases Commander Mitsuo Fuchida, relevant to the topic of the Japanese side of Pearl Harbor as he was selected as the commander for the Pearl Harbor attack. This image relates to other pinned images as other leaders are the Pearl Harbor attack are present. No bias was put into the creation of this image, although the image may be interpreted differently by both Japanese and American citizens. Slackman, M. (1990). Target--Pearl Harbor. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press :.
Saburō Kurusu (来栖 三郎 Kurusu Saburō?, March 6, 1886- April 7, 1954) was a Japanese career diplomat. He is remembered now as an envoy who tried to negotiate peace and understanding with the United States while the Japanese government under Hideki Tojo was secretly preparing the attack on Pearl Harbor. As Imperial Japan's ambassador to Germany from 1939 to November 1941, he signed the Tripartite Pact along with the foreign ministers of Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy on September 27, 1940.
In mid-November 1941, the Japanese liner the Taiyo Maru arrived in Honolulu carrying 340 passengers, including the youngest lieutenant commander in the Japanese Imperial Navy, Suguru Suzuki. His secret mission was to confirm information about the Pearl Harbor defenses and obtain more intelligence from Japan’s sources in Honolulu. Suzuki passed a list of 97 questions to Yoshikawa through Consul General Kita on a “tiny ball of crumpled rice paper,” according to the spy.
Nakajima B5N2 "Kate" torpedo bomber from the carrier Shōkaku. The tail mark 'EI-311' indicates this is one of the torpedo bombers (used as high level bombers) led by Shimazaki during the attack on Pearl Harbor.