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Understanding World History: Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor - eBook 

S&L Price: $45.95
ISBN: 978-1-60152-487-4
Format: eBook
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Author: Adam Woog
Publication Date: 2013
Number of Pages: 96
Dewey Code: 940.54
Interest Grade Level: 6-12
Reading Grade Level: 6-12

December 7, 1941 was, in the words of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, "a day which will live in infamy." On that date the Japanese Imperial Navy launched a surprise attack on the American military bases at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. It was the first assault on American-held territory in a conflict that was already underway in Europe -- a conflict that would soon become World War II, the most terrible war in history. America's entry into the war in the wake of the devastating Japanese attack was a dramatic turning point in the history of that conflict.