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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65 At the time Creighton sent his dispatch , he had received no word of what U . S
. policy would be other than what was contained in the cited message . This he
admitted was itself “ a matter of hearsay . " He “ never knew Brooke - Popham ...
To the best of his knowledge , the War Department never received an execute
message . 33 One of those who denied any knowledge of a “ winds execute "
having been received before December 7 was Lieutenant Commander George
Then he told the Army Board that it was received in the morning of Thursday ,
December 4 , 1941 . . . about 8 o ' clock at one of our East Coast intercept stations
. ” 51 And he informed the Hewitt inquiry that it came in early in the morning of ...
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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
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