U.S. Army Major General Short defends himself in testimony about the Pearl Harbor attack,before a Joint Congressional Committee
United States USA Date:1946 Duration:2 min 16 sec Sound:Yes
Retired United States Army Major General Walter Campbell Short testifies before a Joint Congressional Committee investigating facts leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor,December 7, 1941, and defends himself. Among the matters he mentions are the closely guarded secrets surrounding U.S. intelligence information concerning Japanese military and diplomatic communications (so-called "Magic"). At the end of his remarks, he gives thanks to the Committee for bringing out facts. Other officials seated around him listen to him. Some of those present applaud General Short, at the conclusion of his testimony. The officials stand after his testimony.
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