Friday, December 8, 2017
Warning Signs That War Was On the Way-- Part 1: It Could Happen
From the December 7, 2016, USA Today. "War games, embassy rumor, report said attack could happen."
1932 and 1938: Two separate U.S. Navy military exercises showed that a surprise attack against Oahu could succeed.
Japanese assault positions and times were similar to those of the simulated attacks.
Jan. 27, 1941: Joseph Grew, U.S. ambassador to Japan, secretly cables Washington that Japan is planning a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.
Washington disagrees, believing instead that Japan will attack the Philippines if war starts.