An Editorial Review of “Paul, Betty, and Pearl” by Karl Larew

In the summer of 1941, a ship approaches Honolulu. Watching on deck is young Army Lt. Paul Van Vliet, a 1936 graduate of Cornell University who then joined the US Army Signal Corps, in which he was trained in radar and radio/wire communications.

WWII is well underway in Europe, and Japan has begun its imperial foraging […]