- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Speaking of Pearl Harbor Day, why not make November 1 an annual holiday? That was the day in 1945 that President Truman had selected for the beginning of the American invasion of Japan. We all should be glad it never had to happen.