By Ronald J. Drez
While it’s universal to claim that the main predictable factor concerning the subsequent struggle is its unpredictability, that wasn’t the case within the run-up to battle with Japan. From Commodore Matthew Perry’s voyage into jap waters in 1853 to the assault on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the U.S. and Japan have been on a collision course.
The saga is right here delivered to vibrant existence utilizing primary-source files, memoirs, and firsthand stories of these who lived in the course of that period. It was once Gen. Billy Mitchell who well-known the indicators and foresaw the eventual showdown among the 2 countries twenty-eight years ahead of the tragedy of Pearl Harbor, yet his spot-on predictions have been disregarded out of hand.
Discover the most fascinating classes in American heritage via normal Mitchell’s prescient experiences, offering new perception into an ages-old conflict.
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Predicting Pearl Harbor : Billy Mitchell and the path to war by Ronald J. Drez