The ultimate Pearl Harbor book for enjoyment or research by anyone interested in World War II. All the significant information is here in quick and easy to read format. Pearl Harbor Amazing Facts! is jam packed with several hundred interesting, little-known and unusual vignettes, anecdotes, coincidences, items of interest, amazing facts, and details that will just plain surprise the reader. More than 40 warnings and missed opportunities before the attack, numerous and exclusive photos (some not previously published prior to the best-selling print edition), all the U.S. ships present on December 7, 1941 and every ship in the Japanese Kido Butai Strike Force. The wartime fate of those Japanese ships and that of the Imperial Navy's key players. President Roosevelt's verbatim 'Date of Infamy' address to Congress and the facts behind the "East Wind Rain' message and the strange and prophetic Martin-Bellinger Report predicting exactly how the attack would come. Minute-by-minute events prior to and during the attack and a comparative time chart showing times in Pearl Harbor and Washington. Bonus WWII section lists 25 largest aircraft carriers; 20 largest battleships; 20 leading submarine and 20 leading U-boat commanders; 10 fastest fighter planes; 50 top 'Aces'; the complete USS Arizona casualty list, and much more. Thousands of copies of the print edition are sold each year in Pearl Harbor at the USS Arizona Memorial and USS Missouri gift shops, plus historic ship memorials and book stores throughout the country. A listing and information about more than 30 historic ship memorials open to visitors is also included.
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