Robert Stinnett

Robert B. Stinnett (March 31, 1924 – November 6, 2018) was an American sailor, photographer and author. He earned ten battle stars and a Presidential Unit Citation. He was the author of Day of Deceit, regarding alleged U.S. government advance knowledge of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor, plunging the United States into World War II.

Stinnett participated in World War II from 1942 to 1946[1] as a naval photographer in the Pacific theater, serving in the same aerial photo group as George H. W. Bush.[2] After the war he worked as a journalist and photographer for the Oakland Tribune.[3] He resigned from the Tribune in 1986 to research and write.[1]

Stinnett was a research fellow at the Independent Institute in Oakland, California.[1] He died on November 6, 2018, aged 94.[4]

 

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