EXHIBIT NO. 33 (HART INQUIRY)
                                                          5 APRIL, 1944.

From: Commander Joseph J. Rochefort, USN
To: Admiral Thomas C. Hart, USN (Ret), examining officer.
Subject: Examination to record and preserve testimony pertinent to the
         Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, ordered by
         Secretary of the Navy's confidential precept dated 12 February
         1944.
Inclosure: (A) Record of testimony given by Commander Joseph J.
           Rochefort, USN, on March 28, 1944, the seventeenth day of
           subject examination.

1. Enclosure (A) is returned herewith. Recognizing that the oath given me on the seventeenth day of subject examination is still binding, I hereby state I have read over the testimony given by me on the seventeenth day of said examination and pronounce it correct.

                                                    JOSEPH J. ROCHEFORT.


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