EXHIBIT NO. 36 (HART INQUIRY)
                                        NAVY DEPARTMENT,
                                       Washington, D. C., 24 April 1944.

From: Admiral Thomas C. Hart, U. S. Navy, Retired, examining officer.
To: Rear Admiral Husband E. Kimmel, U. S. Navy, Retired.
Subject: Examination of witnesses for purpose of recording and
         preserving testimony pertinent to the Japanese attack on Pearl
         Harbor, T. H., on 7 December 1941.
Reference:
         (a) Examining Officer's ltr dated 17 Feb. 44, addressed to Rear
         Admiral Husband E. Kimmel, U. S. Navy, Retired.
         (b) Examining Officer's ltr dated 22 March 44, addressed to
         Rear Admiral Husband E. Kimmel, U. S. Navy, Retired.

1. Having returned to Washington, D. C., after the trip referred to in reference (b), the subject examination will reconvene in Room 2744, Navy Department, Washington, D. C., at 0930 on 27 April 1944.

2. Your attention is again invited to reference (a) which contains a statement of your rights in the matter should you decide to take advantage thereof.

                                                      /s/ Thos. C. Hart.
                                                          THOS. C. HART.


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