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Coastal artillery

The defense of Pearl Harbor was planned to counter surface attack and therefore consisted mainly of heavy coastal batteries in elaborate emplacements coupled with field artillery to be deployed by the army. These proved irrelevant in the face of airborne attack.

See also: 55th Coast Artillery; Ebey, Frank; Pearl Harbor

You can find out more about coastal artillery in the following Osprey books:

CAMPAIGN 62 Pearl Harbor 1941; MEN-AT-ARMS 70 US Army 1941-45; MEN-AT-ARMS 342 US Army in WWII (1) The Pacific