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‘Errors of judgment’


    Rear Adm. Husband E. Kimmel, Navy Commander at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, is shown in Washington on Jan. 14, 1946, reading the statement he presented before the Pearl Harbor Investigating Committee on Jan. 15.

The Roberts Commission in early 1942 found “dereliction of duty” on the part of Adm. Husband E. Kimmel and Lt. Gen. Walter C. Short at Pearl Harbor, while an official inquiry 53 years later concluded that the commanders made “errors of judgment.” Read more

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