Moment in TIME: Covering the Pacific War

TIME Covers WWII in the Pacific

Dec. 15, 1941: Admiral Kimmel, Commander in Chief, U.S. Fleet
"When Japanese bombers whipped over the frowning fastness of Diamond Head last Sunday morning, the book of traditional U.S. naval strategy in the Pacific was torn to shreds."
From "The U.S. At War: Lifeline Cut"

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