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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backed up his Chief of Staff loyally , calling the board ' s criticisms of him “ entirely
unjustified , ” a judgment in which President Truman concurred “ wholeheartedly .
” 7 Later Stimson expressed outrage over these strictures : “ The Army ' s own ...
23 Cramer observed , “ It would be a most anomalous situation if a theater
commander could be heard to say that because he received warnings from the
Chief of Staff and had replied with a fragmentary report that ipso facto he was
relieved of ...
Short answered : The only way I can account for that would be poor staff work on
the part of the staff of the Fourteenth Naval District . . . . their liaison officer must
have known exactly . We had furnished them with 10 copies of our staff operating
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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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