HISTORICAL NOTES: Remember Pearl Harbor

VESSELS MOORED IN HARBOR: NINE BATTLESHIPS; THREE CLASS-B CRUISERS; THREE SEAPLANE TENDERS; SEVENTEEN DESTROYERS. ENTERING HARBOR ARE FOUR CLASS-B CRUISERS; THREE DESTROYERS. ALL AIRCRAFT CARRIERS AND HEAVY CRUISERS HAVE DEPARTED HARBOR. No INDICATION OF ANY CHANGES IN U.S. FLEET.

"ENTERPRISE" AND "LEXINGTON" HAVE SAILED FROM PEARL HARBOR.

In his office at the Japanese consulate in Honolulu on the night of Dec. 6, 1941, Vice Consul Morimura, 27, glanced at this message, buzzed for his code clerk, ordered the report sent to Tokyo and shortly went off to bed. At 0120 hours the next...

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