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Day of deceit : the truth about FDR and Pearl Harbor

Stinnett, Robert B.2001
Review: "This great question of Pearl Harbor - what did we know and when did we know It? - has been argued for years. At first, a panel created by FDR concluded that we had no advance warning and should blame only the local commanders for lack of preparedness. More recently, historians such as John Toland and Edward Beach have concluded that some intelligence was intercepted. Finally, just months ago, the Senate voted to exonerate Hawaii commanders Admiral Kimmel and Lieutenant General Short, after the Pentagon officially declared that blame should be "broadly shared." But no investigator has ever been able to prove that foreknowledge of the attack existed at the highest levels."--BOOK JACKET."Until now, After decades of Freedom of Information Act requests, Robert B. Stinnett has gathered the long-hidden evidence that shatters every shibboleth of Pearl Harbor. It shows that not only was the attack expected. It was deliberately provoked through an eight-step program devised by the Navy."--BOOK JACKET.
1st Touchstone ed.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2001.
xiv, 399 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-374) and index.
1. The Biggest Story of My Life -- 2. FDR's Back Door to War -- 3. The White House Decides -- 4. We Are Alert for an Attack on Hawaii -- 5. The Splendid Arrangement -- 6. The Outside Man -- 7. All Clear for a Surprise Attack -- 8. An Unmistakable Pattern -- 9. Watch the Wide Sea -- 10. A Night with a Princess -- 11. War May Come Quicker Than Anyone Dreams -- 12. The Japs Are Blasting Away on the Frequencies -- 13. A Pretty Cheap Price -- 14. This Means War -- 15. The Escape Was North -- Epilogue: Destroy Anything in Writing -- App. A. McCollum's Action Proposal -- App. B. Research for Day of Deceit -- App. C. A Series of War Warnings Issued by the US Government -- App. D. Selected Intelligence Documents, 1940-41 -- App. E. Thirty-six Americans Cleared to Read the Japanese Diplomatic and Military Intercepts in 1941.
0743201299 (pbk)
Dewey class:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryAdult Non Fiction - History940.5426 STIAvailable
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