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Re: More CNN reports... [OT]

  • From: Chris Adams
  • Date: Thu Sep 13 16:40:05 2001

Once upon a time, Dean Robb <[email protected]> said:
> At 02:28 PM 9/13/2001, Larry Beaulieu wrote:
> > > ADM Yamamoto:  "I fear we will awaken a sleeping
> > > giant".  Terrorists:  "History repeats itself..."
> >
> >         As an FYI, although this statement fairly accurately portrayed
> >         his personal opinion according to people who knew him personally,
> >         its actual attribution to Admiral Yamamoto was throughly debunked
> >         years ago.  It was a writer's creation for the movie "Tora Tora 
> > Tora".
> Your source, please?  I've seen the quote (which I paraphrased, it's 
> longer) many times in many "official" sources; and seen nothing to disavow it. lists the attribution for this quote as the screenwriter
for "Tora! Tora! Tora!" and lists "The Columbia World of Quotations" as
the source.
Chris Adams <[email protected]>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.