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American Failure at attack on pearl harbour

Discussion in 'Pearl Harbor' started by niima master, Oct 14, 2007.

  1. niima master

    niima master Member

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    -hi im new to this forum. firstable im really glad that i found the forum like these where i can discuss about the history.

    - it is known for a fact that american failure at pearl harbour is:
    - lack of technology/communication
    - commander kimmel/short not being prepared
    - japanese intelligence in preapring for the attack
    - washington not giving enough information to the millitary in hawaii
    i was just wondering if there are other failures that led up to american loss
     
  2. Kai-Petri

    Kai-Petri Kenraali

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    The torpedoes at the time could not be used in Pearl harbor which is one of the reasons, I think, that FDR decided to move the fleet to Pearl. However the Japanese managed to create such shallow water torpedoes during autumn 1941 without which I donĀ“t think they would have attacked.

    More on them with the search function in the Forums.
     
  3. niima master

    niima master Member

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    thank you, and i was just wondering that if there are any primary sources regarding this topic.
     
  4. Epsillon

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    lol how come all of a sudden everyone wants primary sources. Umm there should be a lot, check your university library or check to see if there are any books written by the people involved.
     
  5. lwd

    lwd Ace

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    Look up the Pearl Harbor Project on line. A lot of primary soucres have been scanned and are freely available.
     

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