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Kimmel, Short, and Pearl Harbor

The Final Report Revealed

by Frederic L. Borch

  • 400 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by US Naval Institute Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: Second World War,
  • Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941,
  • Military,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack,
  • Japan,
  • The Americas,
  • Military - General,
  • Military - United States,
  • Military - World War II,
  • 1882-1968,
  • Short, Walter Campbell,,
  • 1880-1949,
  • Kimmel, Husband Edward,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8852280M
    ISBN 101591140900
    ISBN 109781591140900

      Kimmel and Short were scapegoats. Gordon Prange wrote some excellent books worth reading about Pearl Harbor and the Pacific theater. Here's a short summation from Wikipedia. IMO Pearl Harbor should not have happened. Gordon Prange From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Kimmel, along with the Army commander, Gen. Walter Short, have been blamed through the years for allegedly missing the warning signs foretelling the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Kimmel .

      Admiral Kimmel’ s Story, by Admiral Husband E. Kimmel [Online Book]. America First: The Battle Against Interventionism, , by Wayne S. Cole. American Foreign Policy in the Making, , by Charles A. Beard. Back Door to War: The Roosevelt Foreign Policy, , by Charles C. Tansill. Beyond Pearl Harbor: Essays on Some Historical Consequences of the Crisis . A NOTE FROM THE WEBMASTER: We set Justin Raimondo to writing a short preface to this essay by John T. Flynn – after all, Justin devoted a whole chapter to Flynn in his book, Reclaiming the American Right – but he got carried away and handed in over words. So if you want to find out more about Flynn, his contribution to Pearl Harbor revisionism, and the significance of Flynn.

    Kimmel’s predecessor, Admiral James O. Richardson, had been abruptly removed from his position for protesting the materiel and intelligence shortcomings at Pearl. In context, Beach explains that the U.S. Pacific defensive perimeter had shifted to west of the Philippines. Pearl Harbor was, in the view of Washington, a relative backwater.   It was a failure from the top down, everyone believed Hawaii was too far away and too strong to be attacked. Kimmel and Short were scapegoats. Now one commander that was guilty as hell was MacArthur, he was told of the Japanese attack on Pearl and ordered to prepare his air forces accordingly and expect an attack from the Japanese.


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Kimmel, Short, and Pearl Harbor: The Final Report Revealed. by Fred Borch and Daniel Martinez; Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Md.,$ Controversy has swirled around responsibility for the disaster at Pearl Harbor ever since that horrible Sunday morning in December The commanders at Pearl, Admiral Husband Kimmel for the Navy and Lieutenant General Walter Short.

Scapegoats: A Defense of Kimmel and Short at Pearl Harbor Hardcover – February 1, by Edward L. Beach Jr. (Author) out of 5 stars 13 ratingsCited by: 2. Whether or not the reader believes, after reading this book, that Admiral Kimmel did everything that he possibly could have done to avoid or mitigate the disaster of Pearl Harbor, given the resources and information available to him at the time, the reader cannot help but be impressed by the honor, dignity, professionalism and loyalty displayed by the Admiral at all times during his long ordeal/5().

Start by marking “Scapegoats: A Defense of Kimmel and Short at Pearl Harbor” as Want to Read: Books about Pearl Harbor. 18 books — 7 voters More lists with this book Community Reviews. Showing Average rating Rating details 5 /5(5).

Naval Institute Press, - History - pages 0 Reviews In late amidst heated debate over the blame placed on Rear Adm. Husband E. Kimmel and Maj. Gen. Walter C. Short for the devastation. Summers and Swan are investigative journalists; they wrote a book about the 9/11 attacks which was a finalist for a Pulitzer.

The authors focus on the aftermath of the Pearl Harbor attack and mostly on Admiral Husband E. Kimmel, who was the Commander-in-Chief of the Pacific Fleet. They cover the investigations whic/5(42). Overview In late amidst heated debate over the blame placed on Rear Adm.

Husband E. Kimmel and Maj. Gen. Walter C. Short for the devastation of the attack on Pearl Harbor and their subsequent demotions, the department of defense ordered its own investigation into the matter.

Kimmel, Short, and Pearl Harbor: The Final Report Revealed $ In late amidst heated debate over the blame placed on Rear Adm. Husband E. Kimmel and Maj. Gen. Walter C. Short for the devastation of the attack on Pearl Harbor and their subsequent demotions, the Department of Defense ordered its own investigation into the matter.

Kimmel, Short, and Pearl Harbor: The Final Report Revealed: Borch, Fred, Martinez, Daniel: Books - (5). Kimmel, Short, and Pearl Harbor, The Final Report Revealed, by Army attorney Fred Borch, and Park Ranger Daniel Martinez, purports to be re- vealing and final.

Buy Kimmel, Short and Pearl Harbour: The Final Report Revealed by Fred L. Borch, Daniel Martinez (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. In late amidst heated debate over the blame placed on Rear Adm.

Husband E. Kimmel and Maj. Gen. Walter C. Short for the devastation of the attack on Pearl Harbor and their subsequent demotions, the department of defense ordered its own investigation into the matter.

This investigation was the only official inquiry made into the. This book examines the political repercussions of Pearl Harbor, particularly the series of investigations and coverups that have prevented any real accounting.

Merrill, James M. A Sailor's Admiral: A Biography of William F. Halsey, This biography of Halsey presents a sympathetic view of Kimmel and his role in the Pearl Harbor attack.

Husband Edward Kimmel (Febru – ) was a United States Navy officer. At the time of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, he was commander in chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT). He was removed from command after the December attack and reduced from four-star to the two-star rank of rear retired from the Navy in early Commands held: United States Pacific Fleet.

Similar Items. Pearl Harbor betrayed: the true story of a man and a nation under attack / by: Gannon, Michael, Published: () Day of lightning, years of scorn: Walter C. Short and the attack on Pearl Harbor / by: Anderson, Charles Robert, Published: ().

Within the many books produced on the topic of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, a variety of opinions subsequently emerged as to the degree of responsibility that should be apportioned to the two key commanders, Admiral Husband E.

Kimmel and Lieutenant General Walter C. Short. Perhaps less well-known is the record of efforts to. Book Overview In late amidst heated debate over the blame placed on Rear Adm. Husband E. Kimmel and Maj. Gen. Walter C. Short for the devastation of the attack on Pearl Harbor and their subsequent demotions, the department of defense ordered its own investigation into the matter.5/5(3).

This Book Review is brought to you for free and open access by the Journals at U.S. Naval War College Digital Commons. It has been accepted for Cressman: Scapegoats: A Defense of Kimmel and Short at Pearl Harbor Published by U.S.

Naval War College Digital Commons, 2 Naval War College Review, Vol. 49 [], No. 3, Art. Volume. Issue. “Another day of infamy.”. By that choice of title in April’s issue, Kevin Baker expresses outrage at recent congressional action designed to restore the reputations of Rear Adm. Husband E. Kimmel and Maj.

Gen. Walter C. Short, the commanders in Hawaii at. Scapegoats: A Defense of Kimmel and Short at Pearl Harbor: Beach, Edward L., Jr.: Books - ews: 8. Pinning the blame on Kimmel and Short for the catastrophe at Pearl Harbor was done, as one Defense Department official has noted, merely because - at the time – scapegoats were "necessary".

Honor is at the heart of military service, and the fate of to these two. Rear Admiral Husband E. Kimmel was relieved of his command of the U.S. Pacific Fleet as part of a shake-up of officers in the wake of the Pearl Harbor disaster.

Admiral Kimmel .As Washington watched Japan preparing to assault Pearl Harbor, Admiral Kimmel, as well as his Army counterpart in Hawaii, General Walter C. Short, were completely sealed off from the information.