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Countdown to Pearl Harbor : the twelve days to the attack

by Twomey, Steve (Author)

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"In Washington, DC, in late November 1941, admirals composed the most ominous message in US Navy history to warn Hawaii of possible danger--but they wrote it too vaguely. They thought precautions were being taken, but never checked to be sure. ln a small office at Pearl Harbor, overlooking the battl... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Preface: the boys at Opana
  • An end, a beginning
  • Hitokappu's secret
  • The Admiral Chief of the Pacific Fleet
  • Betty
  • It doesn't mean us
  • Machine gun short
  • Ambassador Joe and President Frank
  • Their mail, opened and read
  • The talents of Nippon
  • The ships that were not there
  • The smoke of secrets
  • A time to look
  • Out of their depth
  • Your Majesty
  • Dinner at the Halekulani
  • From the vacant sea.
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