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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

PART 1

NOVEMBER 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, and 21, 1945

Printed for the use of the
Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack

UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1946

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JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE INVESTIGATION OF THE PEARL

HARBOR ATTACK
ALBEN W. BARKLEY, Senator from Kentucky, Chairman

JERE COOPER, Representative from Tennessee, Vice Chairman
WALTER F. GEORGE, Senator from Georgia JOHN W. MURPHY, Representative from
SCOTT W. LUCAS, Senator from Illinois Pennsylvania
OWEN BREWSTER, Senator from Maine BERTRAND W. GEARHART, Representa-
HOMER FERGUSON, Senator from Michi- tive from California
gan

FRANK B. KEEFE, Representative from J. BAYARD CLARK, Representative from Wisconsin

North Carolina

COUNSEL
(Through January 14, 1946)
WILLIAM D. MITCHELL, General Counsel
GERHARD A. GESELL, Chief Assistant Counsel
JULE M. HANNAFORD, Assistant Counsel
JOHN E. MASTEN, A88istant Counsel

(After January 14, 1946)
SETH W. RICHARDSON, General Counsel
SAMUEL H. KAUFMAN. Associate General Counsel
JOHN E. MASTEN, Assistant Counsel
EDWARD P. MORGAN, Assistant Counsel
LOGAN J. LANE, Assistant Counsel

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Part Pages
No.

1 1- 399 2 401- 982 3 983-1583 4 1585-2063 5 2065-2492 6 2493-2920 7 2921-3378 8 3379-3927 93929_4599 10 4601-5151 11 5153-5560

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1- 1058 1059- 2586 2587- 4194 4195- 5460 5461- 6646 6647- 7888 7889– 9107 9108-10517 10518-12277 12278-13708 13709–14765

Nov, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, and 21, 1945.
Nov. 23, 24, 26 to 30, Dec. 3 and 4, 1945.
Lec. 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, and 13, 1945.
Dec. 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, and 21, 1945.
Dec. 31, 1945, and Jan. 2, 3, 4, and 5, 1946.
Jan. 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 21, 1946.
Jan. 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28 and 29, 1946.,
Jan. 30, 31, Feb. 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6, 1916.
Feb. 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, and 14, 1946.
Feb. 15, 16, 18, 19, and 20, 1946.
Apr. 9 and 11, and May 23 and 31, 1946.

EXHIBITS OF JOINT COMMITTEE

13

Part
No.

Exhibits Nos. 12

1 through 6.

7 and 8. 14

9 through 43. 15

44 through 87. 16

88 through 110. 17

111 through 128. 18

129 through 156. 19

157 through 172. 20

173 through 179. 21

180 through 183, and Exhibits-Illustrations. 22 through 25 Roberts Commission Proceedings. 26

Hart Inquiry Proceedings. 27 through 31 Army Pearl Harbor Board Proceedings. 32 through 33 Navy Court of Inquiry Proceedings. 34

Clarke Investigation Proceedings. 35

Clausen Investigation Proceedings. 36 through 38 Hewitt Inquiry Proceedings. 39

Reports of Roberts Commission, Army Pearl Harbor Board,

Navy Court of Inquiry and Hewitt Inquiry, with endorsements.

III

NAMES OF WITNESSES IN ALL PROCEEDINGS REGARDING THE PEARL HARBOR ATTACK KEYED TO PAGES OF THE ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPTS, REPRESENTED IN THESE VOLUMES BY NUMERALS IN ITALICS ENCLOSED IN BRACKETS,

ExcEPT WITNESSES BEFORE JOINT COMMITTEE

Joint

Joint
Joint
Joint
Joint

Joint Committee
Committee

Committee
Committee
Committee

Exhibit No.
Committee

Exhibit No.
Exhibit No.
Exhibit No. Exhibit No.

147
Exhib
No.

148 143

145

(Clarke 144

(Clausen (Roberts

(Army Pearl (Navy Court Investigation, Investigation,
Commission,
(Hart Inquiry,

Harbor Board, of Inquiry, Sept. 14 to
Feb. 12 to
July 20 to

Nov. 23, 1944,

July 24 to 16, 1944; July to Jan. 23, 1942) Dec. 18, 1941, June 15, 1944)

to Sept. 12, Oct. 20, 1944) Oct. 19, 1944) 13 to Aug.

4, 1945)

1945)

Joint
Committee
Exhibit No.

149
(Hewitt
Inquiry,
May 14 to
July ii, 1945)

Joint
Congressional

Committee,
Noy. 15, 1945,
to May 31,

1946

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Allen, Brooke E., Maj-
Allen, Riley H.-
Anderson, Edward B., Maj.
Anderson, Ray
Anderson, Walter S., Rear Adm.-
Anstey, Alice
Arnold, H. H., Gen.-
Asher, N. F., Ens.--
Ball, N. F., Ens.
Ballard, Emma Jane
Barber, Bruce G.
Bartlett, George Francis.
Bates, Paul M., Lt. Comdr.
Beardall, John R., Rear Adm.
Beardall, John R., Jr., Ens...
Beatty, Frank E., Rear Adm..
Bellinger, P: N L., Vice Adm.
Benny, Chris J.
Benson, Henry P.
Berquist, Kenneth P., Col..
Berry, Frank M., S 1/c..
Betts, Thomas J., Brig. Gen.
Bicknell, George W., Col.
Bissell, John T., Col.

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