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Discussion in 'Pearl Harbor' started by Biak, Dec 7, 2021.

  1. Biak

    Biak Adjutant Patron  

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    This is how mass media worked.

     
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    And you had to go to a movie theater to see things like this,

     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    When I was fourteen I started reading the Congressional Investigation Into The Attack on Pearl Harbor. Forty volumes. Took me four years to finish that mass of documents, etc. I still don't feel like I know as much as I should about that day.
     
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    Chief, If you feel that way the rest of us ain't got a snowball's chance in Hades of ever scratching the dust off the book !
     
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    If that even made sense ??
     
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    Not too many survivors left. I guess it's up to people like us to keep the memory going.
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    I was fourteen and completely ignorant of the background material. Luckily I had a tame gunny sergeant near by to help me with the head scratchers.

    To take a break from that I read Rise and Fall of the Third Reich.
     
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    Btw, I recall reading that Winston Churchill's was it diary or PM papers would be made public 2020. Did they do it or cancel it? Or did I misunderstood all? Thanx!
     
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    You can inquire at Her Majesty's Stationers Office, the National Archive of Britain.
     
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