Documents created by the War Department and the Navy Department that were sent to White House military aides concerning the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the Japanese Pacific offensive and their near term after effects. Files date from December 4, 1941 to April 6, 1942. They are made up of messages, reports, maps, charts and other official publications.
Contents of the bound volumes and folders include:
Briefs on activity in Hawaii
Army and Navy reports on activities in the Pacific
Joint Intelligence Committee Daily Summaries
Reports on contacts and sightings of vessels at sea
Reports on allied ship losses, aircraft losses and allied merchant ship losses
Regional situation reports covering Africa, Alaska, American port cities, Australia, Canada, Central America, Europe, Guam, Iceland, Midway, Netherlands-East Indies, New Zealand, Singapore, South America, and the West Indies.
War Department Operational Summaries
Navy Military aides to President Roosevelt file on intelligence matters