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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Here we should like to consider four of Toland ' s cases which have a major point
in common — the presumption that the Nagumo task force broke radio silence .
One of the most intriguing of these stories is that of the Matson liner Lurline , one
33 Prange was well aware of Grogan ' s story and could not credit it , because the
evidence that the Japanese maintained strict radio silence is overwhelming ,
based upon the statements of actual members of the task force , plus diaries and
48 Chihaya dealt at length with this question of possible interception of radio
traffic from the task force : Even if the Nagumo Force used radio signals in the
worst case , though it was not the case at all , picking them up far from San
Francisco is ...
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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
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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