Deception and Surprise: Problems of Analysts and Analysis

  • William E. Colby


Pearl Harbour is the quintessential example of successful deception and surprise. While Japanese diplomats carried on negotiations for peace, a Japanese fleet secretly went to sea and carried out one of the most successful surprise attacks in history.


Transportation Expense Egypt Sonar Hone 


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    Kent, Sherman, Strategic Intelligence for American World Policy (Princeton U.P., 1949)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Robert L. Pfaltzgraff, Jr and Uri Ra’anan 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • William E. Colby

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations