The Mystery of Radar in Hawaii

Historian Harry Butowsky discussed “The Mystery of Radar in Hawaii.” In 1941 radar was a new technology that was being utilized… read more

Historian Harry Butowsky discussed “The Mystery of Radar in Hawaii.” In 1941 radar was a new technology that was being utilized at Pearl Harbor, but the infrastructure surrounding its monitoring was not fully developed. Mr. Butowsky used many slides while telling the December 7, 1941, story from the point that the Japanese planes were detected on radar to the ongoing discussion of assigning blame for the success of the surprise attack.

“The Mystery of Radar in Hawaii” was a program of “The Enduring Legacy: 70th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Attack Symposium” was held by the National Park Service and Pacific Historic Parks at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center of the WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument. close

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The Mystery of Radar in Hawaii

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Program ID:
303021-7
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
First Aired:
Dec 11, 2011
Last Aired:
Dec 12, 2011

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  • Dec 11, 2011 | 12:48pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 11, 2011 | 9:51pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 12, 2011 | 4:48am EST | C-SPAN 3
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