Pearl Harbor in Perspective Author:Michael Slackman, editor After nearly two generations since the Pearl Harbor attack, interest in the events around the bombing has been growing among the general public. This collection of articles presents discoveries and insights achieved in recent years by students of the attack. They deal with the event from a variety of perspectives: factors leading to U.S. unprepa... more »redness in Hawaii, Japanese planning for the raid, the questions surrounding assessment of responsibility for, and the after-effects of the raid.
The six articles included here are:
Michael Slackman, "The Orange Race: George S. Patton, Jr's Japanese-American Hostage Plan";
Ruth Harris, "The Magic Leak of 1941 and Japanese-American Relations";
Claude R. Sasso, "Scapegoats or Culprits: Kimmel and Short at Pearl Harbor";
Jun Tsunoda and Kazutomi Uchida, "The Pearl Harbor Attack: Admiral Yamamoto's Fundamental Concept";
Lloyd J. Graybar, "American Pacific Strategy After Pearl Harbor:The Relief of Wake Island"; and
John Stephan, "The Night They Bombed Tantalus"« less