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Advertisement for silk fabrics that appeared in two Honolulu newspapers 3 Dec 1941, four days before the attack. This ad was said to have coded messages alerting Japanese residents in Hawaii. This copy has been “decoded”Map depicting Japanese plans for occupying China immediately before launching the third attack on Changsha, China, 3 Dec 1941
Advertisement for silk fabrics that appeared in two Honolulu newspapers 3 Dec 1941, four days before the attack. This ad was said to have coded messages alerting Japanese residents in Hawaii. This copy has been “decoded”Map depicting Japanese plans for occupying China immediately before launching the third attack on Changsha, China, 3 Dec 1941
Soviet 122mm gun in action near Moscow, Russia, 3 Dec 1941The top of the Silk Ad from two 3 Dec 1941 Honolulu newspapers turned upside down and viewed in a mirror. This was supposed to reveal the words, “Japan raid.”
Soviet 122mm gun in action near Moscow, Russia, 3 Dec 1941The top of the Silk Ad from two 3 Dec 1941 Honolulu newspapers turned upside down and viewed in a mirror. This was supposed to reveal the words, “Japan raid.”


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