Last week's earthquake and tsunami that struck the Solomon Islands has had a permanent and devastating effect on the region. The tectonic shift caused large fissures to form in the island (some as wide as 50...
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So, how about that stock market? I really have no idea what all of this movement means, so I'll leave it to those who do. Then I'll throw it out to the blogosphere. What are you guys thinking? Who's worried about...
You just boarding the plane and you’re heading home from a fantastic dive trip and already you begin thinking about where to go next. So… to help you in your quest you quickly flip to the back pages...
"The Right Spot Restaurant is a Mum & Pop operation on Wellington street, just off of Brock. It is a little dingy and dark, but that is the way we like our diners. It is actually a little bit sketchy at first...
"Australia's pearling industry
The pearling industry was a major economic force for over one hundred years in northern Australia and for business interests in the southern capitals from the 1850s onwards. However, alongside the development of the industry were stories of...
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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" BOSTON - David Bright, a leading researcher into underwater exploration and shipwrecks, has died after diving to the site of the Andrea Doria off Nantucket, where he was working in preparation for the wreck's 50th anniversary. He was 49. Bright, of Flemington, N.J.,...
"Rudy’s Bar & Grill in Hell’s Kitchen is a dive. Every bar goer in New York knows Rudy’s is a dive. In fact, it’s the first name that comes to mind when the topic of dive bars comes up, but that makes...
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