This liberal paraphrasing of an opening stanza in Longfellow's epic poem sets the stage for an account, not of Paul Revere's Ride in April 1775, but of the allied invasion of Okinawa some 170 years later.
Colwell, Robert N.
"Intelligence and the Okinawa Battle,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 38
, Article 9.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol38/iss2/9