2001-06-04 Pearl Harbor: The Facts Behind the Fiction

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a pre-9/11 argument that the attack on Pearl Harbor was more or less arranged by the US government.

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...comprehensive research has not only shown Washington knew in advance of the attack, but deliberately withheld its foreknowledge from our commanders in Hawaii in the hope that the "surprise" attack would catapult the U.S. into World War II. Oliver Lyttleton, British Minister of Production, stated in 1944: "Japan was provoked into attacking America at Pearl Harbor. It is a travesty of history to say that America was forced into the war."