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Stacked Against General Short
on December 2, 2016
Although I've read over 50 books on Pearl Harbor, this was the most concise. Of course it had to be as the Secretary of War ordered everybody involved to tell the truth or go to jail. This was quite an advantage over the hundreds of authors who had to take everyone's word for whatever they said.
Unfortunately there are still inconsistencies like, did General Short have the radar system working on the morning of the attack. This book says no, where as I have heard the flyer that took the phone call from the operators say that he made a mistake by not taking them seriously. This author or authors were extremely unfair to Short who only received a fraction of the info that the Navy was supposed to pass on.
If you are interested in the Pearl Harbor mystery, you have to read this book even if you don't want to.