When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, they attacked the territorial outpost of a colonial rival. (In 1941 Hawaii was not yet a State of the Union.) It gave the U.S. the long-sought pretext to enter World War II. But did the attack on Pearl Harbor come as a surprise, or did the Roosevelt administration have ample pre-warning, which it deliberately ignored in order to maximize the ensuing casualties and, thus, also the public’s outrage and support for entering the war? Revisionists claim precisely this: Admiral Husband Kimmel, commander of the Navy units in Hawaii, was deliberately kept in the dark about intelligence gathered by the Roosevelt administration which showed that the Japanese, driven into a corner by various boycotts and blockades, were about to strike…

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Martin, J. A Memoir of Globaloney, Orwellianism and Dead Sea Fruit, A Review English 1983-04-01
Kent, T. The Roosevelt Legacy and The Kent Case English 1983-07-01
Clive, R. Roosevelt and Hitler: Prelude to War, Book Review English 1990-10-01
Grimstad, W. Sacrifice at Pearl Harbor, Book Review English 1990-04-01
Widmann, R. Charles Callan Tansill, Profiles in History English 2013-10-01
Merson, M. On the Treadmill to Pearl Harbor, A Review English 1988-07-01
Merson, M. Pearl Harbor Survivors Association honors Kimmel and Short, Historical News and Comment English 1988-07-01
Weir, J. Exonerating Pearl Harbor’s Scapegoats, Book Review English 1997-11-01
Smith, S. Disney’s $140 Million Dud, Movie Review English 2001-09-01
Hitler, A. Hitler's Declaration of War against the United States, The Reichstag Speech of December 11, 1941 English 1988-12-01
Martin, J. Pearl Harbor’s Place in History, Reflections on the Origins and Consequences of the Pacific War English 1981-01-01
Mueller, J. The Real Infamy Was an Unnecessary War English 1991-12-06
Marcellus, T. Hitler vs. Roosevelt, The Undeclared Naval War English 1980-10-01
Greaves, P. Was Pearl Harbor Unavoidable? English 1947-12-07
Weber, C. Reflections of an American World War II Veteran on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion English 1994-07-01
O'Keefe, T. Pearl Harbor: Case Closed?, Book Reviews English 2001-12-01
Chamberlin, W. How Franklin Roosevelt Lied America Into War English 1994-11-01
Martin, J. 'Fuss and Flapdoodle' About Pearl Harbor, Book Review English 1995-01-01
Weber, M. Roosevelt's 'Secret Map' Speech English 1985-04-01
Bishop, J. Atomic War Crimes English 2010-04-01
Greaves, P. Three Assessments of the Infamy of December 7. 1941, Book Reviews English 1982-10-01
Tojo, H. Hideki Tojo's Prison Diary English 1992-04-01
Stolley, R. Pearl Harbor Attack No Surprise, Historical News and Comment English 1992-04-01
Lindbergh, C. War and Peace: Two Historic Speeches English 1992-04-01
Hoggan, D. Pearl Harbor and the America First Committee English 1995-03-01
Manion, D. An Interview with Admiral Kimmel, Historical News and Comment English 1991-12-01
Weber, M. Roosevelt's Secret Pre-War Plan to Bomb Japan, Historical News and Comment English 1991-12-01
Lutton, C. Pearl Harbor: Fifty Years of Controversy English 1991-12-01
Martin, J. Peacetime Registration for Conscription – Forty Years Ago English 1982-04-01
Greaves, P. Admission of MAGIC Demolishes FDR's Claim of Surprise, From "The Real Infamy of Pearl Harbor" English 1983-12-01
Greaves, P. What We Knew, From "The Real Infamy of Pearl Harbor" English 1983-12-01
Martin, J. Where Was General Marshall?, Some New Views and Contributions Relative to the Ongoing Mystery of Pearl Harbor English 1983-12-01
Greaves, P. The Mystery of Pearl Harbor English 1966-12-12
Greaves, P. Senator Homer Ferguson and the Pearl Harbor Congressional Investigation English 1983-12-01
Greaves, P. Marshall Comes on Stage, From "The Real Infamy of Pearl Harbor" English 1983-12-01
Greaves, P. Marshall before the Joint Congressional Committee, From "The Real Infamy of Pearl Harbor" English 1983-12-01
Bishop, J. Study of Roosevelt’s Path to Pearl Harbor Debunks Popular Historical Myths, Book Review English 1996-03-01
Irving, D. Churchill and US Entry into World War II, Paper Presented to the Ninth International Revisionist Conference English 1989-10-01
Martin, J. George Morgenstern, 1906-1988, Historical News and Comment English 1989-07-01
Stimely, K. Pearl Harbor: The Latest Wave, A Note From The Editor English 1983-12-01

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