Pearl Harbor Story / Edition 1

Pearl Harbor Story / Edition 1

by H. D. Russell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0865547696

ISBN-13: 9780865547698

Pub. Date: 04/01/2001

Publisher: Mercer University Press

In 1944 Major-General Henry Dozier Russell was appointed to the United States Army Pearl Harbor Investigation Board. Their assignment was to discover how the attack on Pearl Harbor could have taken place without US knowledge. The results of that investigation are widely known. And while the Board's conclusions fell most harshly on General George C. Marshall, there…  See more details below

Overview

In 1944 Major-General Henry Dozier Russell was appointed to the United States Army Pearl Harbor Investigation Board. Their assignment was to discover how the attack on Pearl Harbor could have taken place without US knowledge. The results of that investigation are widely known. And while the Board's conclusions fell most harshly on General George C. Marshall, there were many others who would share responsibility in this infamous event.

Written between 1944 and 1946 and stored in a valut until the mid-1990s, this memoir reveals Russell's thoughts, concerns, and unique perspective on one of the darkest moments in US history: the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865547698
Publisher:
Mercer University Press
Publication date:
04/01/2001
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword6
Preface11
Biography13
Ch. 1The Board17
Ch. 2Preliminaries26
Ch. 3The War Department32
Ch. 4Hawaiian Department61
Ch. 5The Board comes Back to Washington92
Ch. 6The Navy121
Ch. 7The President and the State Department128
Ch. 8Conclusion143
Ch. 9Recommendations159

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