Pearl Harbor: The Verdict of History
Penguin Books, 1991 - History - 699 pages
This book examines the underlying causes of Pearl Harbor and the revisionist theories that Roosevelt and other high officials knew about the attack. '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 a new theory of America's entry into the Pacific War.
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27 Yamamoto wanted to destroy Kimmel ' s ships , not to hit Pearl Harbor as such
. As he told his chief of staff , Rear Admiral Shigeru Fukudome , in the spring of
1940 , his target was the U . S . Pacific Fleet “ wherever it might be found in the ...
He questioned Kimmel on the subject , but , although the admiral was
exceedingly bitter , his native honesty brought this sensible reply : “ That was a
perfectly natural thing for us to do on the basis that we wanted to know what the
Because Americans wanted and needed time , subconsciously they refused to
consider the possibility that they might not have it . One also wonders whether the
climate and geography of Hawaii may not have affected its defenders . Author ...
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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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