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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Toland implied that Marshall ' s first reason was spurious : “ Seven months earlier
a dozen intercepted messages had revealed that the Japanese feared their top
code had been broken by the United States . " 21 The implication was that the ...
lessening of alertness for the reason that the Hawaiian commands were at no
time properly alert . 56 Thus “ cry wolf ” in itself was a controversial subject . It was
one of those nebulous psychological factors which one can argue pro and con .
Now it cautioned , “ We must remember Pearl Harbor not only for the reason that
Japan was treacherous , but also for the reason that we were stupid . . . . In a
sense , Pearl Harbor should be our ' Wailing Wall . ' ” 5 No mainland newspaper
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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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