Army & Navy - Report on Infamy

"On the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese aircraft temporarily disabled every battleship and most of the aircraft in the Hawaiian area. . . ."

Thus the U.S. Navy, in releasing the long-awaited anniversary story of Pearl Harbor, officially acknowledged the end of a chapter in naval history. Historian Winston Churchill had written the text of that chapter after Jutland, saying that "Jellicoe could lose the war in an afternoon"—if he lost his battle fleet. When the U.S. lost its battle fleet that sunny morning a year ago, a new chapter in naval...

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