On December 7,19411 ho Japanese military launched a surprise attack on the American Naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. More than three thousand American soldiers and sailors died in the attack. Nearly every ship anchored in Pearl Harbor was damaged or destroyed. Within days, the United State declared war on Japan and entered World War II. Pearl Harbor started it all. In The Attack on Pearl Harbor in United State History, authors Nathan Anthony and Robert Gardner detail the events of December 7, 1941. The attack's lasting impact on American and world history is also included. From the early morning liftoff of Japanese planes, to the final days of the war, Anthony and Gardner describe how the bombing of Pearl Harbor was the impetus for America's entry into World War II. Book jacket.
The Attack on Pearl Harbor in United States History
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In United States History