The Long and Eventful Reign of Hirohito

The Long and Eventful Reign of Hirohito

To many in the Japanese leadership in 1941, there appeared to be only one way to get the United States to back off and allow their expansion across Chinese territories: a military attack to destroy the US Pacific Fleet based at Pearl Harbor. The plan drawn up by...
Pearl Harbor – Who Were the Japanese Leaders?

Pearl Harbor – Who Were the Japanese Leaders?

The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December of 1941 was well planned. It was no doubt a surprise to the US military stationed there. That was the plan, after all. But the attack—and the recovery—could not have been possible without the people in charge at the time...
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