By Bruce Lee, Henry C. Clausen
“We may have possessed the genius to damage the pink code, yet in 1941 we didn’t have the brains to grasp what to do with it.” —Henry C. Clausen, particular investigator for secretary of warfare Henry L. Stimson
On December 6, 1941, Admiral Husband E. Kimmel, commander in leader of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, guaranteed his employees that the japanese wouldn't assault Pearl Harbor. the subsequent morning, eastern vendors steamed towards Hawaii to release the most devastating shock assaults within the heritage of battle, proving the admiral disastrously flawed. instantly, an research all started into how the yankee army might have been stuck so unaware.
the result of the preliminary research didn't implicate who was once answerable for this intelligence debacle. Secretary of battle Henry L. Stimson, understanding that high-ranking participants of the army had supplied fake testimony, determined to reopen the research by way of bringing in an unknown significant by means of the identify of Henry C. Clausen. Over the process ten months, from November 1944 to September 1945, Clausen led an exhaustive research. He logged greater than fifty-five thousand miles and interviewed over 100 army and civilian body of workers, finally generating an eight-hundred-page record that introduced new proof to gentle. Clausen left no stone unturned in his dogged attempt to figure out who used to be actually liable for the catastrophe at Pearl Harbor.
Pearl Harbor: ultimate Judgement finds the entire eye-opening information of Clausen’s research and is a damning account of huge intelligence failure. To this present day, the tale surrounding the japanese assault on Pearl Harbor stokes controversy and conspiracy theories. This ebook offers conclusive proof that indicates how the united states army overlooked such a lot of signs and the way it may well have refrained from the occasions of that fateful day.
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