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    World War II: March 2001 Almanac

    Sixty Years Ago: February-March 1941 When Admiral Husband E. Kimmel, commander in chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, summoned Rear Admiral Patrick N.L. Bellinger to his office on March 1, 1941, his purpose was to direct Bellinger to begin...

  • Reviews, World War II Reviews

    Book Review: Day of Deceit (by Robert B. Stinnett) : WWII

    Day of Deceit rewrites the history leading to the Pearl Harbor attack. By Michael D. Hull While battles raged in Europe, North Africa and China, opinion polls in the summer of 1940 indicated that most Americans did not want their country...

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    World War II: February 2000 From the Editor

    Hawaii’s war memorials serve as lasting tributes to those who lost their lives in service to their country. Recently, I was privileged to travel to Hawaii, where two of the United States’ best-known World War II shrines are...

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    Multi-Media Review – Wings: London Blitz to Pearl Harbor

    Wings: London Blitz to Pearl Harbor, Maris Multimedia, Discovery Channel Multimedia, Bethesda, Md., 1997, $39.95. Wings: London Blitz to Pearl Harbor, is the latest installment in the Discovery Channel’s Wings series. Wings: London...

  • Aviation History

    Japan Bombs the West Coast

    A floatplane launched from an Imperial Japanese Navy submarine dropped its bombs in September 1942–the first time the continental United States was bombed from the air. Most Americans probably believe that continental United States...

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    The Pearl Harbor Spy – ...

    The Pearl Harbor Spy Provided Valuable Intelligence to Japanese War Planners Prior to the Surprise Attack. By Wil Deac On March 27, 1941, the Japanese liner Nitta Maru nuzzled against Pier 8 near Honolulu’s famous Aloha Tower on the...