October 16, 1941 - After meeting FDR, Secretary of War Henry Stimson
wrote: "We face the delicate question of the diplomatic fencing to be
done so as to be sure Japan is put into the wrong and makes the first
bad move -- overt move." On November 25, 1941 - After
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"I want you to know that your government has no information which it
has any thought of withholding from you.... You are, I believe, the
most enlightened and best informed people in all the world." President Franklin D. Roosevelt. September 1939.
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June 8, 2001 :: It doesn't matter how many times you prove it. Wait
five years and you have to prove it all over again. Take Pearl Harbor.
The fact that FDR knew the Japanese were going to attack is something
that should now be solid American history.
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June 6, 2001::Robert Ogg had been in Naval Intelligence during the war.
Ogg had detected the presence of a Japanese task force working its way
toward Pearl Harbor in December, 1941. The Japanese force had been
under radio silence. But the silence had been broken on a number...
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A code clerk at the U.S. embassy in London discovered secret dispatches
between Roosevelt and Churchill. These revealed that FDR, despite
contrary campaign promises, was determined to engage America in the
war. He smuggled some of the documents out of the embassy, hoping...
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"When the Japanese attack hit Pearl Harbor, the targets they found were
older relics from a bygone age; the 21 modern ships of the Pacific
fleet, including the two carriers, were safely out of harm's way."
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"Robert Stinnett, who served in the U.S. Navy with distinction during
World War II, examines recently declassified American documents and
concludes that, far more than merely knowing of the Japanese plan to
bomb Pearl Harbor, Roosevelt deliberately steered Japan into war...
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"More than 26 demonstrators, including a bride on her wedding day, were injured in the West Bank village of Bil’in on Friday afternoon. Every Friday, Palestinian and international peace activists gather in Bil’in, a village west of Ramallah, to protest against the illegal...
" NEW YORK - A terrorist plot to flood lower Manhattan by attacking train tunnels under the Hudson River used by tens of thousands of commuters was thwarted before the conspirators could travel to the United States, authorities said Friday. Eight suspects including an...
The first nine of the 164 token booths scheduled for closing will be shut down in April. The Daily News says the first retired booths will include ones in Union Square and Penn Station, and then the remaining booths will close weekly until October. Then, 600 of the clerks...
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