Lieutenant-General Walter C. Short and Pearl Harbour

lieutenant general walterc short

Many historians feel conflicted when discussing Lieutenant-General Walter C. Short. He was the man in charge of Pearl Harbour’s defense, and on December 7, 1941, his career abruptly ended as Japanese bombs fell from the sky. Before that day, Short had 40 years of service in the U.S. Army under his belt, so it’s not fair

New Photos of PBY Flying Boat sunk before Pearl Harbour Attack

PBY Flying Boat Kaneohe

Before Pearl Harbour was attacked, other military installations on Oahu were hit. The bombers were specifically targeting aircraft in order to prevent American forces from getting airborne and fighting back. The PBY-5 Catalina patrol bombers, known at the PBY flying boat, is a seaplane with a range of 2,000 miles. With such a long range, it