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The Pearl Harbor Papers: Inside the Japanese Plans

Goldstein, Donald M.; Prange, Gordon W.; Dillon, Katherine V.

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ISBN 10: 0028810015 / ISBN 13: 9780028810010
Edité par Brassey's, McLean, Virginia, U.S.A., 1993
Etat : Near Fine Couverture rigide
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384pp., maps, index, Original Japanese documents relating to the attack on Pearl Harbor. Inc. battle group histories, private diaries & letters & a full-colour reproduction of the map drawn by the attacks lead pilot. Clean. N° de réf. du libraire 003679

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Titre : The Pearl Harbor Papers: Inside the Japanese...

Éditeur : Brassey's, McLean, Virginia, U.S.A.

Date d'édition : 1993

Reliure : Hard Cover

Etat du livre :Near Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Very Good+

Edition : 1st Printing

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These are the original Japanese documents on Pearl Harbor, collected and annotated by the best-selling coauthors of At Dawn We Slept and Miracle at Midway.

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Edited by the coauthors of At Dawn We Slept (with the late Gordon Prange), this is an invaluable collection of Japanese primary source material pertaining to the attack on Pearl Harbor. Included are monographs by Commander Minoru Genda, the tactical genius behind the attack; letters of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, who conceived the operation and pushed it through to acceptance; plus detailed war diaries that cover shipboard activities throughout the voyage to Hawaii, the December 7, 1941, attack itself, and the return voyage home. Perhaps the most remarkable document is an extended report titled "An Intimate Look at the Japanese Navy," in which "official" Japanese historian Masataka Chihaya reviews the imperial Navy's successes and failures, assesses tactics and weapons used in the war and concludes with a devastating critique of leadership blunders. The volume sets to rest the argument that FDR knew of an imminent attack because American code-breakers monitored the task force's messages; the documents establish unequivocally that radio silence was maintained. A veritable treasure trove for scholars and Pacific War buffs, this collection also includes the after-action map prepared for Emperor Hirohito, which has only recently been recovered.
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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