EXHIBIT NO. 37 (HART INQUIRY)
                                      MAKALAPA HEADQUARTERS,
                                     Pearl Harbor, T. H., 17 April 1944.

From: Rear Admiral Howard F. Kingman, 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 Rear Admiral Howard F.
           Kingman, USN, on April 17, 1944, the twenty-ninth day of
           subject examination.

1. Inclosure (A) is returned herewith. Recognizing that the oath given me the twenty-ninth day of subject examination is still binding, I hereby state

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I have read over the testimony given by me on the twenty-ninth day of said examination and pronounce it correct.

                                                      /s/ H. F. Kingman.
                                                          H. F. KINGMAN.


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