From September 24, 1941, the Japanese Consul General in Hawaii sent
a special series of messages back to Japan. This series of messages
made it obvious that Pearl Harbor was a target. Included were details
of the disposition of warships in the harbor. On October 9, 1941,...
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"Early in 1941 the Dies Committee came into possession of a strategic
map which gave clear proof of the intentions of the Japanese to make an
assault on Pearl Harbor. The strategic map was prepared by the Japanese
Imperial Military Intelligence Department. Dies telephoned...
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Admiral Husband Edward Kimmel & Lieutenant General Walter
Campbell Short -- In 1941, FDR intended that these two military men
should not know that their base was in immediate danger. There was no
"faulty intelligence". There were no "communications problems"....
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" TOKYO (AFP) - Shinzo Abe, the front-runner to be Japan's next prime minister, said there was no need to make a freshly worded apology over the nation's war atrocities. The conservative politician, however,...
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On May 25, 1999, the U.S. Senate approved a resolution that Kimmel and
Short had performed their duties competently and professionally. The
losses at Pearl Harbor were not the result of dereliction of duty by
Kimmel and Short. FDR did not share vital intelligence with Kimmel...
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Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, whose term runs out this month, has been feted for his reform program which hauled the country's economy out of stagnation. But his patriotic stance has isolated Japan among its Asian neighbors and his successor is likely to adopt an...
"Although there is no doubt that after September, 1939, Roosevelt
definitely preferred to get into the war directly in Europe, he had
always kept Japan as an ace in his sleeve ever since his meeting with
Stimson in January, 1933, and the first meeting of his Cabinet in
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" By Richard Lloyd Parry The arrival of Japan's first prince for more than 40 years has bought time in the debate over the succession. But it may be a lost opportunity for real reform THE divisive debate on the future of Japans imperial family was suspended yesterday as...
"This was done to undermine the Japanese peace party that was still
in office, and to strengthen the war party. This aim was fully
accomplished when Roosevelt and Hull unceremoniously brushed off the
impressive effort of Prime Minister Fumimaro Konoye of Japan to reach...
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* OWEN JOSEPHUS ROBERTS, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court * WILLIAM HARRISON STANDLEY, Admiral * JOSEPH MASON "BULL" REEVES, Admiral * FRANK ROSS MCCOY, Major General * JOSEPH TAGGART MCNARNEY, General
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When General Marshall ordered the Pearl Harbor affair hushed up shortly
after the attack, he said, "Gentlemen, this goes to the grave with us."
But some believe that the grave is not a safe repository.
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* ALBEN W. BARKLEY, Senator from Kentucky, Chairman * JERE COOPER, Representative from Tennessee, Vice Chairman * WALTER F. GEORGE, Senator from Georgia * SCOTT W. LUCAS, Senator from Illinois * OWEN BREWSTER, Senator from Maine * HOMER FERGUSON, Senator from Michigan * J....
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The slaughter of whales for profit is to begin again in the Atlantic...this news from BBC will undoubtedly alarm environmentalists everywhere."Iceland is to begin exporting whalemeat from its scientific whaling...
" PRINT FRIENDLY EMAIL STORY Reporter: Shane McLeod ELEANOR HALL: In Japan, the big news of today is: it's a boy! After four decades, Japan's imperial family has announced the arrival of a new baby boy, the first for the dynasty in more than 40 years. It's relieved the...