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Old 07 December 2009, 08:00 PM
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Japan Pearl Harbor: three enduring mysteries

On Pearl Harbor Day 2009, here is a look at lingering questions such as: How did the Japanese fleet get so close to Hawaii without being spotted?

http://www.csmonitor.com/2009/1207/p02s04-usgn.html
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Old 08 December 2009, 07:25 PM
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Although that was the title of the article, it doesn't seem that any of the questions raised in the article remain a mystery, in fact they seem to be adequately answered in the article.
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The completeness of the surprise, as well as the enormity of the attack's destruction, have led conspiracy theorists to surmise that President Franklin D. Roosevelt must have known what was coming, and allowed it, to rouse the nation for World War II.
I think the point of the article is to debunk the conspiracy theory by explaining (or re-explaining) the "mysteries" theorists commonly come up with.
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