12/7 Commission: Officials Slow to React WASHINGTON (AP) - Blindsided by Japanese fighter aircraft and beset by poor communications, officials were so slow to react on Dec 7, 1941, that the last of four battleships had sunk by the time the alert was sounded in Washington.
Roosevelt Insists Nazi Ties Existed WASHINGTON (AP) - The Empire of Japan had "numerous contacts" with Germany, President Roosevelt said Thursday in disputing the Dec. 7 commission's finding that Adolph Hitler had no strong ties to the Japanese network responsible for the attacks at Pearl Harbor.
Did America attack Germany unprovoked? Reporters will be interviewing the Fuhrer next week to verify the President's claim. There's dirt under every Roosevelt.