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By Anthony Summers,Robbyn Swan

ISBN-10: 0062405519

ISBN-13: 9780062405517

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On the seventy-fifth anniversary, the authors of Pulitzer Prize finalist The 11th Day get to the bottom of the mysteries of Pearl Harbor to show the scapegoating of the admiral who used to be in command the day 2,000 americans died, record at the carrying on with fight to revive his misplaced honor—and transparent President Franklin D. Roosevelt of the cost that he knew the assault was once coming.

The eastern onslaught on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 devastated americans and prompted access into global conflict II. within the aftermath, Admiral Husband Kimmel, Commander-in-Chief of the Pacific Fleet, used to be relieved of command, accused of negligence and dereliction of duty—publicly disgraced.

But the Admiral defended his activities via 8 investigations and for the remainder of his lengthy existence. The facts opposed to him was once below stable. excessive army and political officers had did not supply Kimmel and his military counterpart with important intelligence. Later, to conceal the most important U.S. intelligence mystery of the day, they coated it up.

Following the Admiral’s dying, his sons—both army veterans—fought directly to transparent his identify. Now that they in flip are useless, Kimmel’s grandsons proceed the fight. For them, 2016 is a pivotal year.

With unheard of entry to records, diaries and letters, and the family’s cooperation, Summers’ and Swan’s look for the reality has taken them some distance past the Kimmel story—to discover claims of duplicity and betrayal in excessive areas in Washington.

A subject of Honor is a provocative tale of politics and conflict, of a guy keen to sacrifice himself for his state in basic terms to be sacrificed himself. Revelatory and definitive, it's a useful contribution to our realizing of this pivotal event.

The publication comprises 40 black-and-white photographs through the text.

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