Military history

Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy

Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy

A groundbreaking history that considers the attack on Pearl Harbor from the Japanese perspective and is certain to revolutionize how we think of the war in the Pacific.

Selected Events in Japanese History Prior to April 1941

Prologue: What a Difference a Day Makes

Chapter 1. Rumors of War

Chapter 2. The Return of Don Quixote

Chapter 3. The Beginning of It All

Chapter 4. The Soldier’s Dilemmas

Chapter 5. Good Riddance, Good Friends

Chapter 6. Japan’s North-South Problem

Chapter 7. A Quiet Crisis in July

Chapter 8. “Meet Me in Juneau”

Chapter 9. An Unwinnable, Inevitable War

Chapter 10. One Last Opportunity

Chapter 11. A Soldier Takes Over

Chapter 12. Winding Back the Clock

Chapter 13. On the Brink

Chapter 14. “No Last Word Between Friends”

Chapter 15. The Hull Note

Chapter 16. 21. Jumping Off the High Platform

Epilogue: The New Beginning

Notes

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