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Pearl Harbor; warning and decision.

Author: Roberta Wohlstetter
Publisher: Stanford, Calif., Stanford University Press, 1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This account of the Pearl Harbor attack denies that the lack of preparation resulted from military negligence or a political plot.
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Wohlstetter, Roberta.
Pearl Harbor; warning and decision.
Stanford, Calif., Stanford University Press, 1962
(OCoLC)568055496
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roberta Wohlstetter
ISBN: 0804705976 9780804705974 0804705984 9780804705981
OCLC Number: 269470
Awards: Bancroft Prize, 1963.
Description: 426 pages illustrations 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Thomas C. Schelling --
Preface --
Not on rank --
Introduction --
1. Signals for Honolulu --
2. Noise in Honolulu --
3. Magic --
4. Signals and noise at home --
Washington intelligence --
The reality behind the signals --
Surprise --
Appendix --
Abbreviations and special names.

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This account of the Pearl Harbor attack denies that the lack of preparation resulted from military negligence or a political plot.

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