Pearl Harbour one more lie????? - Page 2




 
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Boots
 
March 1st, 2005  
Young Winston
 
 

Topic: Re: [b]Pearl Harbour[/b] one more lie?????


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Originally Posted by Strongbow
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Originally Posted by staurofilakes
Are there any studies concerning the knowlodgment of EEUU on an inminent attack to pearl harbour? I think that this attack was just the excuse Rosvelt needed to enter WW II. I should not be surprised because this is the way the US has began or join many wars. (From the war with spain in XIX century: i am talking about the Maine; passing though the vietnam war: the attack to the submarines was a lie...;and arriving to the war or irak, where are the mass destruction weapons??) But these is the things works i guess, the US is the most powerful empiry ever and many times the real origin of wars might not like to the public opinion, so it is better to lie.....what a wonderful world!!
Follows the rules old chum!! It seems that you are battling with English but are doing a pretty good job.


A British Marine pal of mine gave me a great book recently called "h**l in the Pacific". I think it disproves any conspiracy theories about Pearl Harbour.

Don't worry about the "back hand" comments about Spain.
Yes, "Hell in the Pacific" is a great book. My copy has to go back to the library soon.
March 1st, 2005  
Zucchini
 

Topic: Re: [b]Pearl Harbour[/b] one more lie?????


Quote:
Originally Posted by Strongbow
A British Marine pal of mine gave me a great book recently called "h**l in the Pacific". I think it disproves any conspiracy theories about Pearl Harbour.
Strongbow,

I'm trying to find out more information about the Ist Paramarine Battalion. They made a successful amphibious landing on Gavutu Island.

In particular, anything about a Robert L Manning. He was awarded the Navy Cross for gallantry in action on Gavutu.

A large percentage of the paramarines ended up on Iwo Jima, and not many survived. Manning served with my dad was killed on Iwo.
March 1st, 2005  
Strongbow
 
 

Topic: Re: [b]Pearl Harbour[/b] one more lie?????


Quote:
Originally Posted by Zucchini
Quote:
Originally Posted by Strongbow
A British Marine pal of mine gave me a great book recently called "h**l in the Pacific". I think it disproves any conspiracy theories about Pearl Harbour.
Strongbow,

I'm trying to find out more information about the Ist Paramarine Battalion. They made a successful amphibious landing on Gavutu Island.

In particular, anything about a Robert L Manning. He was awarded the Navy Cross for gallantry in action on Gavutu.

A large percentage of the paramarines ended up on Iwo Jima, and not many survived. Manning served with my dad was killed on Iwo.
It is an honour to be asked to help Sir.

I may not be the best person to ask but I will do my best. Some of the Marine and ex-Marine gentlemen on the forum would be eager to help you.

You must be very proud of your Father. How old was he at Iwo Jima?

I will see what I can find. I have been looking already.

Thankyou again for asking.

Have you tried

http://www.military.com
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March 1st, 2005  
Zucchini
 
He celebrated his 25th birthday while on Iwo.

I'm finding lots of material on the Raiders, but not that much on the paramarines.
March 1st, 2005  
FO Seaman
 
 
WHAT! FDR KNEW THE NIPS WHERE GOING TO ATTACK! Wow. And I suppose the Romans knew there where Tojans in the wooden horse? Geesh, I'm sure both countries agree to the slauter of their soldiers and navies. Man you need a serious history lesson.
March 1st, 2005  
Whispering Death
 
 
Uh, rome and troy never really co-existed.

So I'd better correct you on this one before Mr. Spain does. It was the greeks in the horse and the Trojans whom where unaware.
March 1st, 2005  
Italian Guy
 
 
Nice rebuttal indeed, Josť.
I liked that.
I'm pretty skeptical too: would FDR have jeopardized the Pacific Fleet just to find an excuse to enter the war with Japan?
Because I'd rather think that the only proof that Tokyo was going to deliver an attack on P Harbor (in this case a preventive action would've been fit) would have had a major impact on the public opinion, needless of a slaughter.
And thanks for the "Hell in the Pacific" 2cent, Strongbow.
I found the Wispering Death irony on Spanish socialists/Al Qaeda deal quite fun, btw.
March 1st, 2005  
chewie_nz
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cadet Airman Adam Seaman
WHAT! FDR KNEW THE NIPS WHERE GOING TO ATTACK! Wow. And I suppose the Romans knew there where Tojans in the wooden horse? Geesh, I'm sure both countries agree to the slauter of their soldiers and navies. Man you need a serious history lesson.
*hehehe*

yup, greeks Vs Trojans. the survivors of Troy went on to form rome
March 1st, 2005  
Strongbow
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zucchini
He celebrated his 25th birthday while on Iwo.

I'm finding lots of material on the Raiders, but not that much on the paramarines.
Thanks for that Sir.

I am not finding much on the Paramarines either. Could they also be referred to under a different name?

I have started to read through the following website on Guadalcanal, particularly the Gavutu Island operation. Maybe I missed something.

http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USMC...adalcanal.html


I'll try and contact some of the WW2 US Veterans Associations and see what they come up with about the !st Paramarine Battalion and Robert L. Manning.
March 1st, 2005  
chewie_nz
 
so, anyone else get a PM from the creater of this thread???

not sure why i deserved one....