Kimmel waived the statute of limitations multiple times, then was effectively exonerated by the Naval Court of Inquiry. He caused seven of...
According to the Naval Court of Inquiry (NCI), the only one of ten Pearl Harbor attack tribunals that accorded Admiral Kimmel the opportunity...
CNO Fleet Admiral King, apparently, had the same question:
“I [King] have never been able to understand how or why FDR could fire Admiral Stark...
Yes, well before her steering-casualty encounter with Kennedy.
Thanks for your note. I was worried the net had been shut down.
Yes, 1100 black shoe, USS Taussig (DD 746), ASW Officer 1966-68; Destroyer...
Since you brought it up, you may find this of interest. Please, let me know if you want more.
Apparently, Admiral Stark found it hard to believe also:
FDR and Admiral Stark On Sacrificing Ships
11 February 1941 - FDR proposed sacrificing...
You may know the answer. I do not, but see The Secret Court Martial of Admiral Kimmel: Pearl Harbor on Trial by: James...
I do not know, but it probably relates to the fact he thought he had accomplished his goal of getting the facts before the public. After all...
In Admiral Kimmel's own words written in 1966.
"About the middle of February, 1944 Captain Laurance Safford came to my...
Good plan. How about this:
Reasons to Support the Advancement of
Rear Admiral Kimmel
on the Retired List to Admiral
1. The giants of WW...
Here is the Martin-Bellinger Report, and Bellinger's testimony at the Hart Investigation:
The Martin-Bellinger joint estimate appears in...
I try to deal in facts; not opinions, especially my own; nor hypotheticals, no doubt, in part, because of my FBI training. Here is a good...
Thank you for your opinion. Here are some more facts to consider:
Professor Michael Gannon:
On the Question of Distant...
Thank you for your opinion. Perhaps some facts will help:
Admiral Kimmel’s Reconnaissance Decision