By Gordon W. Prange

At 7:53 a.m., December 7, 1941, America's nationwide recognition and self assurance have been rocked because the first wave of jap warplanes took goal on the U.S. Naval fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor. As severe and soaking up as a suspense novel, At sunrise We Slept is the remarkable and exhaustive account of the japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. it really is commonly considered as the definitive evaluate of the occasions surrounding the most bold and impressive naval operations of all time. via wide study and interviews with American and eastern leaders, Gordon W. Prange has written a amazing historic account of the attack that-sixty years later-America can't overlook.

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Entire dynasties will be wiped out. (Centurie III, Quatrain 19) Before the Antichrist takes over a place, he will rain down death and destruction so that he can seize without opposition. He will travel far from his resting place in doing this. Some of this devastation will make past heinous events of the prior world wars "look like child's play". 2. Nuclear confrontation in the Middle East (Centurie II, Quatrain 60) 50 A major nuclear confrontation will occur in the Middle East. The aggressor will have broken a promise not to use nuclear weapons in warfare.

Centurie II, Quatrain 81) The Antichrist will initially obtain power in his own sphere, Asia, and the Middle East. e. into Europe, the next step will be into the Mediterranean, approaching from the south, his area of strength. Because of his Middle Eastern heritage he will have already united North Africans, who are sympathetic to his cultural background, with his Asian and Middle Eastern conglomerate. 2. Antichrists' unified monetary system (Centurie I, Quatrain 40) The Antichrist will start uniting the monetary systems of his region to help merge them into a single political entity.

During the time of troubles the assassination of world leaders will become extremely common, so much that the population will not even keep track of who is the current leader, thinking it a futile exercise because they are assassinated so frequently. With the warfare going on, a great danger will exist to anyone who has ambitions for leadership, except for the Antichrist, who will be actually orchestrating most of the assassinations himself. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 1. Antichrist's rise to power in Middle East (Centurie III, Quatrain 34) The Antichrist will spend many years working silently behind the scenes to consolidate his power, and make his appearance onto the international arena once the structure is in place.

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