Pearl Harbor: The Verdict of History
McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1986 - History - 699 pages
THE CONTROVERSIAL SEQUEL TO AT DAWN WE SLEPT -- A PROBING ANALYSIS OF THE ROOT CAUSES OF PEARL HARBOR, AMERICA'S MOST CATASTROPHIC MILITARY DEFEATThe monumental bestseller At Dawn We Slept was a landmark re-creation of the apocalyptic events of December 7, 1941. This provocative sequel delves even further to examine the underlying causes of Pearl Harbor and the revisionist theories that Roosevelt and other high officials knew about the attack.With the same imposing scholarship and narrative drive that distinguished its predecessor, Pearl Harbor uncovers the secret roles played by the president, his cabinet secretaries, admirals, and generals in the weeks before the attack. Based on more than forty years of research, extensive interviews, and an insider's knowledge of the military, this book poses an explosive and highly convincing new theory of America's entry into the Pacific War. Like the very best works of history, it not only expands but dramatically deepens our understanding of the events that were once the province of myth and rumor.
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The Verdict of History Gordon William Prange, Donald M. Goldstein, Katherine V.
Dillon. of his cabinet , Stimson was already a hardy perennial in the garden of
American statecraft . If he ever cherished ambitions of elective office , he had long
Berle considered Stimson ' s retirement “ not improbable , ” but thought that La
Guardia would receive the nod . 48 The prospect of the “ Little Flower , ”
effervescent mayor of New York City , as head of the War Department , is
intriguing to say ...
From the autumn of 1940 until the spring of 1941 , Hoover was feuding with Miles
, to Stimson ' s intense irritation . “ General Miles came to me with reports of
trouble with Edgar Hoover , who seems to be a good deal of a prima donna and
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The previous book “At Dawn We Slept” was a re-creation of the apocalyptic events of December 7, 1941. This provocative sequel delves even further to examine the underlying causes of Pearl Harbor and ... Read full review
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Prange's twin volumes offer everything you always wanted to know about Pearl Harbor but were afraid to ask, plus pictures! Together, these tomes comprise an exhaustive study of the day that will live ... Read full review
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