Have we dropped our guard again? History demonstrates that previous military drawdowns invited aggression by our enemies. After World War I, America drew down forces until the U.S. Army had fewer than 100 thousand men in uniform. That weakness invited Nazi aggression in Europe and the Imperial Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor! Frank Gaffney Jr., American anti-jihadist, politician and patriot.
February 1941 Rear Admiral James Richardson was removed from command after protesting President Roosevelt’s decision to move the bulk of the Pacific Fleet to Pearl Harbor! He protested against the redeployment of the Pacific portion of the fleet forward to Pearl Harbor, believing that a forward defense was neither practical or useful, and that the Pacific Fleet would be the
On January 27, 1941 U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Joseph C. Grew, wired Washington that he had learned information that Japan, in the event of trouble with the U.S., was planning a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor! No one in Washington believed this information. Many thought war was possible but could never surprise us. Most of our military leaders thought they