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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Fleming formed the distinct impression that Bloch “ was unenthusiastic . . . ” —
Fleming ' s voice underlined the adjective — “ about any plans or drills that we
were having trying to get ready for something in Oahu . " Evidently Short did not ...
gained the impression that Bloch “ was ready to let the chips of guilt fall on
Admiral Kimmel ' s shoulders . ” 59 Bloch wrote to Richardson on March 3 , 1942 ,
“ I think both you and I are very lucky because the same fate might have
happened to ...
Nevertheless , the committee ' s judgment reflected the luck that blessed Bloch
throughout the various inquiries . Before the Roberts Commission , he appeared
at first a little unsure of himself . He was not nearly so au courant of his command
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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
THE BASE AND THE SUMMIT 1 We Were All Out There
Slow in Waking Up
Too Deeply to Bury Their Hate
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