Elliot Carlson Tells Of Stanley Johnston, A Chicago Tribune Reporter Who Exposed A Vitally Important Secret During World War II After Johnston Is Embarked In The USS Lexington During The Battle Of The Coral Sea, He Is Assigned To A Cabin On The Rescue Ship Barnett Where Messages From Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Chester Nimitz Are Circulated One Reveals The Order Of Battle Of Imperial Japanese Navy Forces Advancing On Midway Atoll Johnston Shares This Info In A 7 June 1942 Chicago Tribune Front Page Story Navy Officials Fear The Japanese Will Discover The Article, Realize Their Code Has Been Cracked, And Quickly Change It Drawing On Seventy Five Year Old Testimony Never Before Released, Carlson Describes The Grand Jury Room Where Jurors Convened By The FDR Administration Consider Charges That Johnston Violated The Espionage Act Using FBI Files, U.S Navy Records, Archival Materials From The Chicago Tribune, And Japanese Sources, Carlson At Last Brings To Light The Full Story Of Stanley Johnston S Trial Provided By Publisher. Fun book with interesting details of news reporting and of our military s preparations for the battle of Midway And, kind of different to see FDR as the villain in a non fiction book, and on this topic, boy was he ever.
- Stanley Johnstons Blunder
- Elliot Carlson
- 26 September 2018 Elliot Carlson