Prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States Navy knew that there was a war coming. They did not know when, but the practiced war games for years against the Orange Country adversary, a substitute for Japan.
A United States Marine Corps General told his troops in Norway that they needed to be prepared. They were serving as a deterrent, but that could all change. He is correct. No one wants Pearl Harbor to happen on their watch, they want to see it coming and neet it.
As Written and Reported By Hope Hedge Seck for Military.com:
VAERNES GARRISON, Norway — The stated goals of the Marine Corps‘ newest rotational force in Norway are to enhance partnerships with European allies and improve the service’s ability to fight in cold weather.
But on a brief visit to the 300-member unit ahead of Christmas, the commandant and the sergeant major of