Pearl Harbor Attack: Hearings Before the Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack, Congress of the United States, Seventy-ninth Congress, First Session, Pursuant to S. Con. Res. 27, 79th Congress, a Concurrent Resolution Authorizing an Investigation of the Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and Events and Circumstances Relating Thereto ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1946
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
action Admiral INGLIS Admiral RICHARDSON aircraft Ambassador American answer Army attack August believe British CHAIRMAN Chief Churchill Colonel THIELEN commander committee complete concerning considered conversations copy correct counsel course dated December defense Department direct discussed document draft East effect Exhibit fact fleet force further GEARHART GESELL give given Government Grew hands Hawaii Hawaiian Hull indicated Islands Japan Japanese Joint KEEFE letter matter mean meeting memorandum ment military Minister MITCHELL morning MURPHY Naval Navy November officer Operations opinion Pacific Pearl Harbor planes position possible prepared present President probably proposal question reason recall received record referred regard relations request Secretary Senator BREWSTER Senator FERGUSON Senator Lucas sent ships situation statement suggested taken talking testimony thing tion understand United Washington witness
Page 493 - Declaration of the President of the United States of America and the Prime Minister, Mr. Churchill, representing His Majesty's Government in the United King-  dom, being met together, deem it right to make known certain common principles in the national policies of their respective countries on which they base their hopes for a better future for the world. "First, their, countries seek no aggrandizement, territorial or other; "Second, they desire to see no territorial changes that do not accord...
Page 4 - Congress, to employ such clerical and other assistants, to require by subpena or otherwise the attendance of such witnesses and the production of such books, papers, and documents, to administer such oaths, to take such testimony, and to make such expenditures, as it deems advisable.
Page 649 - And while I am talking to you mothers and fathers, I give you one more assurance. I have said this before, but I shall say it again and again and again: Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars...
Page 493 - Fourth. They will endeavor, with due respect for their existing obligations, to further the enjoyment by all States, great or small, victor or vanquished, of access, on equal terms, to the trade and to the raw materials of the world which are needed for their economic prosperity.
Page 493 - Joint declaration of the President of the United States of America and the Prime Minister, Mr. Churchill, representing His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom, being met together, deem it right to make known certain common principles in the national policies of their respective countries on which they base their hopes for a better future for the world.
Page 250 - Americans, if the signing can be completed by the 29th (let me write it out for you - twenty-ninth), if the pertinent notes can be exchanged, if we can get an understanding with Great Britain and the Netherlands, and, in short, if everything can be finished, we have decided to wait until that date. This time we mean it, that the deadline absolutely cannot be changed. After that things are automatically going to happen.
Page 731 - This policy should not, repeat not, be construed as restricting you to a course of action that might jeopardize your defense. Prior to hostile Japanese action you are directed to undertake such reconnaissance and other measures as you deem necessary but these measures should be carried out so as not, repeat not, to alarm civil population or disclose intent. Report measures taken.
Page 493 - Second, they desire to see no territorial changes that do not accord with the freely expressed wishes of the peoples concerned; Third, they respect the right of all peoples to choose the form of government under which they will live; and they wish to see sovereign rights and self-government restored to those who have been forcibly deprived of them...
Page 493 - They believe that all of the nations of the world, for realistic as well as spiritual reasons must come to the abandonment of the use of force. Since no future peace can be maintained if land, sea or air armaments continue to be employed by nations which threaten, or may threaten, aggression outside of their frontiers, they believe, pending the establishment of a wider and permanent system of general security, that the disarmament of such nations is essential. They will likewise aid and encourage...
Page 403 - Government now finds it necessary to say to the Government of Japan that if the Japanese Government takes any further steps in pursuance of a policy or program of military domination by force or threat of force of neighboring countries, the Government of the United States...