World War II: Pearl Harbor Attack: White House War Room Military Files - Download

World War II: Pearl Harbor Attack: White House War Room Military Files
2,455 pages of military files sent to and maintained in the White House war room, related to the December 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor attack, copied from materials held by the National Archives and Records Administration.

Documents created by the War Department and the Navy Department that were sent to White House military aides concerning the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the Japanese Pacific offensive and their near term after effects. Files date from December 4, 1941 to April 6, 1942. They are made up of messages, reports, maps, charts and other official publications.

Contents of the bound volumes and folders include:

Briefs on activity in Hawaii

Army and Navy reports on activities in the Pacific

Operational orders

Joint Intelligence Committee Daily Summaries

Reports on contacts and sightings of vessels at sea

Reports on allied ship losses, aircraft losses and allied merchant ship losses

Regional situation reports covering Africa, Alaska, American port cities, Australia, Canada, Central America, Europe, Guam, Iceland, Midway, Netherlands-East Indies, New Zealand, Singapore, South America, and the West Indies.

War Department Operational Summaries

Navy Military aides to President Roosevelt file on intelligence matters
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