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Takeo Yoshikawa: The Japanese Spy at Pearl Harbor

Takeo Yoshikawa

by Nicholas Best When the task force slipped out of port on December 5, 1941, a man calling himself Tadashi Morimura watched from a few hundred yards away to the north. He was careful not to write anything down, but

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Ewa Marine Corps Air Station Seconds Before The Pearl Harbor Attack

Michael E. Haskew Ewa Marine Corps Air Station Technical Sergeant Henry H. Anglin rose early on Sunday morning December 7, 1941, and a short time later he left his home in Pearl City, near Honolulu, for the drive to Ewa

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Yamamoto and the Planning for Pearl Harbor

Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto

By Mark Stille Japan’s approach in 1941, which consisted of negotiations in parallel with preparations for war, never gave the negotiations any realistic chance of success unless the United States agreed to Japan’s conditions. Thus, increasingly, war became the only

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December 7, 1941: Pearl Harbor Attack in Images

Sailors in a motor launch rescue a survivor

By Callie Oettinger                   USS Arizona       USS California USS Curtis and USS Medusa USS Maryland USS Nevada       USS Oglala USS Oklahoma USS Raleigh   USS Shaw

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