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Stinnett (Robert B.) miscellaneous papers
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Memoranda and photographs depicting the aircraft carrier San Jacinto, naval personnel, prisoner of war camps, life at sea, scenes of battle, naval artillery, Tokyo, and the Pacific Islands during World War II. Correspondence, interviews, and facsimiles of intelligence reports, dispatches, ciphers and other records related to research on the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Robert B. Stinnett was born March 31, 1924 in Oakland, California. During World War II, he served in the United States Navy as a photographer in the Pacific. After his military service, Stinnett returned to the San Francisco Bay Area and worked as a photographer for the Oakland Tribune, retiring in 1986. Stinnett researched and published two books regarding the second World War: George Bush: his World War II years published in 1991 by the Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., and Day of Deceit : the Truth about FDR and Pearl Harbor published in 2000 by Free Press. Stinnett died November 16, 2018 in San Jose, California.
120 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (49.0 Linear Feet)
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Box 4 may not be used without permission of the Archivist. The remainder of the collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.