Pearl Harbor: Hinge of War ~ by: Richard Freeman
|Title: Pearl Harbor: Hinge of War
Author: Richard Freeman (Endeavour Press Ltd.)
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|Just over seventy years ago the world witnessed one of the most audacious and villainous surprise attacks in history. While Tokyo and Washington talked peace, hundreds of Japanese war planes descended on the Sunday morning calm of Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. In less than 90 minutes four battleships were sunk, four more badly damaged and hundreds of American warplanes lay burnt out in tangled heaps on the runways.
The events leading up to the attack are a heady tale. In Hawaii the…