Matome Ugaki
Historical Figure
Nationality: Japan
Date of Birth: 1890
Date of Death: 1945
Cause of Death: Plane shot down
Occupation: Navy personnel
Military Branch: Imperial Japanese Navy (World War II)
Fictional Appearances:
Days of Infamy
POD: March, 1941;
Relevant POD: December 7, 1941
Appearance(s): Days of Infamy
Type of Appearance: Direct

Matome Ugaki (宇垣 纏 Ugaki Matome, 15 February 1890 – 15 August 1945) was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II, remembered for his extensive and revealing war diary, role at the Battle of Leyte Gulf, and kamikaze suicide hours after the announced surrender of Japan at the end of the war.

Matome Ugaki in Days of Infamy[]

Vice Admiral Matome Ugaki accompanied Admiral Yamamoto to occupied Oahu in 1942, to meet with Minoru Genda and other occupying authorities. He expressed his irritation over the Navy's airplanes' inability to find the American fleet.[1]


  1. Days of Infamy, pgs. 398-400.