Posts by Category: World War II

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

Background Aircraft and midget submarines of the Imperial Japanese Navy began a surprise attack on the U.S. under the command of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto. Despite long-standing assertions that this attack could have been predicted and ...

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Simple Sabotage Field Manual, 1944

Simple Sabotage Field Manual, 1944

Background Since World War II, US intelligence agencies have devised innovative ways to defeat their adversaries. In 1944, CIA’s precursor, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), created the Simple Sabotage Field Manual. This classified ...

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