Pearl Harbor Attack: Hearings Before the Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack, Congress of the United States, Seventy-ninth Congress, First Session, Pursuant to S. Con. Res. 27, 79th Congress, a Concurrant Resolution Authorizing an Investigation of the Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and Events and Circumstances Relating Thereto ..
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1946 - Courts-martial and courts of inquiry
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26 November action activities Admiral Kimmel advised agreement aircraft alert appears Army attack Board called Captain carriers Chief of Staff Colonel Commander communications complete concerning condition conducted considered contract contractors Court dated December defense directed dispatch District Division duty effect Engineer equipment estimate evidence Exhibit fact Finding forces further Government Hawaii Hawaiian Hawaiian Department Honolulu hostile important indicated Inquiry Intelligence intercepted Islands Japan Japanese joint letter Marshall matter means measures military morning Naval Navy Department necessary negotiations November Oahu obtained officers Operations opinion Pacific Fleet patrol Pearl Harbor period planes plans position possible prepared present prior probably question radio readiness received reconnaissance record referred relations responsibility result Rohl secret Secretary sent ships Short situation submarine taken testified testimony tion Tokyo translated United warning Washington Winds Wyman
Page 441 - This dispatch is to be considered a war warning. Negotiations with Japan looking toward stabilization of conditions in the Pacific have ceased and an aggressive move by Japan is expected within the next few days.
Page 437 - Americans; if the signing can be completed by the 29th (let me write it out for you— twenty-ninth); if the pertinent notes can be exchanged; if we can get an understanding with Great Britain and the Netherlands; and in short, if everything can be finished, we have decided to wait until that date. This time we mean it, that the deadline absolutely cannot be changed. After that things are automatically going to happen.
Page 233 - If war eventuates with Japan, it is believed easily possible that hostilities would be initiated by a surprise attack upon the Fleet or the Naval Base at Pearl Harbor.
Page 246 - Say very secretly to them that there is extreme danger that war may suddenly break out between the AngloSaxon nations and Japan through some clash of arms and add that the time of the breaking out of this war may come quicker than anyone dreams.
Page 442 - Prior to hostile Japanese action, you are directed to undertake such reconnaissance and other measures as you deem necessary but these measures should be carried out so as not, repeat not, to alarm civil population or disclose intent.
Page 138 - Negotiations with Japan appear to be terminated to all practical purposes with only the barest possibilities that the Japanese Government might come back and offer to continue.
Page 449 - Obviously it is the intention of the American Government to conspire with Great Britain and other countries to obstruct Japan's efforts toward the establishment of peace through the creation of a New Order in East Asia, and especially to preserve Anglo-American rights and interests by keeping Japan and China at war.
Page 449 - The Japanese Government regrets to have to notify hereby the American Government that, in view of the attitude of the American Government, It cannot but consider that It is Impossible to reach an agreement through further negotiations.
Page 324 - KAZEAME [sic] ["East wind rain"]. (2) Japan-USSR relations: KITANOKAZE [sic] KUMORI ["North wind cloudy"]. (3) Japan-British relations: NISHI NO KAZE HARE ["West wind clear"]. This signal will be given in the middle and at the end as a weather forecast and each sentence will be repeated twice. When this is heard please destroy all code papers, etc. This is as yet to be a completely secret arrangement. Forward as urgent intelligence.