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December 7, 1941

Gordon W. Prange

December 7, 1941

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Published by Highbridge Audio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / General,
  • Audio - Nonfiction,
  • Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941,
  • Specimens,
  • Talking books,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTony Roberts (Contributor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    Number of Pages3
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11543403M
    ISBN 100942110749
    ISBN 109780942110746


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December 7, 1941 by Gordon W. Prange Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is the result of thousands of hours of interviews and review of diaries, logs and personal papers. It is a narrative of eyewitness experiences (both American and Japanese) covering the three day period DecemberIt is invaluable if read in concert /5(13).

Carefully documented and researched account of December 6, 7 & 8 at Pearl Harbor Hawaii and related venues. Based on first hand documents and interviews with participants and witnesses.

This is a readable and and reliable account of the date thzt will December 7 in by: 8. Before the attack on Pearl Harbor, the closest thing to war for the Americans was uncoordinated, mediocre war games in South Carolina.

Less than thirty days later, by the end of Decemberthe nation was involved in a pitched battle for the preservation of its very way of life, a battle that would forever change the nation and the world/5().

David L. Allen's alternate history novel begins with an interesting variation on an otherwise familiar subject -- rather than attacking Pearl Harbor on December 7,the Japanese instead launch a strike on Vladivostok as a prelude to a full-scale offensive in Siberia.3/5.

December 7, gives A minute-by-minute account of the morning that brought America into World War II, by the New York Times –bestselling authors of At Dawn We Slept.

When dawn broke over Hawaii on December 7,no one suspected that America was only minutes from war.5/5(1). A landmark book published to rave reviews a decade ago, Pearl Harbor Ghosts has now been updated to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the surprise attack that forever changed the course of history.

Full of gripping drama and vibrant details, here is the intimate human story of the events surrounding that fateful day of December 7, –the glamorous tropical city that seemed too Reviews: 8. One Day in History: December 7, will provide a comprehensive and engaging overview of this date in history as well as an examination of the theme related to the date—the attack on Pearl Harbor and World War II.

This volume will cover all aspects of December 7,including background information explaining what led to the date's events and post-date analysis discussing the effects and /5(2). “Filled with fascinating stories told by ordinary people who lived through the extraordinary weekend of December December 7 to 7, ” –The New York Times Book ReviewCited by: 1.

: Pearl Harbor: America's Darkest Day: December 7, (): Wels, Susan: Books/5(9). December 8, Mr. Vice President, and Mr. Speaker, and Members of the Senate and House of Representatives: YESTERDAY, December 7, a date which will live in infamy the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.

December 7, the day the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. The final volume of the late Prange's seminal trilogy maintains the luminous quality of his earlier works. Like At Dawn We Slept and Pearl Harbor: the verdict of history, it is thoroughly documented 5/5(1).

On the morning of December 7,Japan launched a sneak attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet’s base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, as part of a plan to eliminate any potential challenge to Japanese conquests in Asia.

The attack compelled the United States to enter World War II as. On December 7,Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor External, Hawaii Territory, killing more than 2, U.S.S.

Arizona was completely destroyed and the U.S.S. Oklahoma capsized. A total of twelve ships sank or were beached in the attack and nine additional vessels were damaged. More than aircraft were destroyed and more than.

On December 7,Americans were stunned to learn that Japanese forces had launched an attack on Pearl Harbor. In this engrossing and extensively researched account, Theodore Taylor examines both sides of the battle, taking a close look at the events leading up to it and providing compelling insight into the motives and operations of the brave men and women swept up in the fight.4/4(5).

December 7, gives a detailed and immersive real-time account of that fateful morning. In or out of uniform, every witness responded differently when the first Japanese bombs began to fall. A chaplain fled his post and spent a week in hiding, while mess hall workers seized a machine gun and began returning fire.4/5(1).

Dawn of Infamy traces the history of a lumber transport ship that may have been the first ship fired on by the Japanese on December 7, The Cynthia Olson was leased to the Army Transport Service to haul lumber to Hawaii for the military build-up in /5.

The day after Pearl Harbor was bombed, President Roosevelt appeared before a joint session of Congress and declared, “Yesterday, December 7, –a date which will.

When dawn broke over Hawaii on December 7,no one suspected that America was only minutes from war. By nightfall, the naval base at Pearl Harbor was a smoldering ruin, and over 2, Americans lay dead. December 7, gives a detailed and Brand: Open Road Media. Time Life Books, - History - pages 0 Reviews More than three hundred remarkable images--including period photographs, historical military artistic renderings, mementos, and maps--chronicle the events of December 7,when the Japanese launched a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, drawing the United States into World War II.

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise, preemptive military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service upon the United States (a neutral country at the time) against the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, just beforeon Sunday morning, December 7, The attack led to the United States' formal entry into World War II the next on: Primarily Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.

On December 7,America was thrust violently into World War II when Japan launched a devastating surprise attack on the U.S.

naval installation at Hawaii's Pearl Harbor. This absorbing, enlightening, powerfully dramatic collection is the ultimate chronicle of what President Franklin Delano Roosevelt called "a date that will live in infamy.". The novel begins where the previous book left off. hrs on December 7,the Japanese carrier fleet is still miles north of Oahu.

The three air strikes that Yamamoto has despatched to Oahu has cost him over 80 aircraft, leaving the fleet with just under planes still : Newt Gingrich, William R. Forstchen. "Pearl Harbor: Real Stories from My Time," is one of several books available at the Detroit Lakes Public Library to learn more about the events of Dec.

7, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.". December 7, The Day the Japanese Attacked Pearl Harbor by Gordon W. Prange Estimated delivery business days Format Paperback Condition Brand New Description With all the dramatic readability of a novel, Prange provides a richly detailed, chronological account of the day the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor/5().

Air Raid--Pearl Harbor. the Story of December 7, has 1 reviews and 1 ratings. Reviewer manuel6 wrote: Air Raid - Pearl Harbor. The story of December 7, is about a Japanese liner, the Taiyo Maru was going to the Hawaiian islands and 4 spies were board to get information about Pearl Harbor and they took pictures of where U.S.

navy ships and ask 4/5(1). Sunday, December 7th, Admiral Chester Nimitz was attending a concert in Washington D.C. He was paged and told there was a phone. On December 7,Airman First Class Shigenori Nishikaichi (c. – Decem ), who had taken part in the second wave of the Pearl Harbor attack, crash-landed his battle-damaged aircraft, an A6M2 Zero "B" from the carrier Hiryu, in a Niʻihau field near where Hawila Kaleohano (–), a native Hawaiian, was on: Niihau, Hawaii Territory.

The two hours of the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7,might be the most heavily documented and studied in history. There are eight official investigations, from a Naval Court of Inquiry. December 8, (Monday) New Zealand declared war on Japan at a.m.

New Zealand time. The Japanese carried out the Bombing of Singapore, killing President Roosevelt made the Infamy Speech (with its famous opening line "Yesterday, December 7,a date which will live in infamy,") to a Joint session of Congress.

On the morning of December 7,Jeanne Wakatsuki says farewell to her father's sardine fleet at San Pedro Harbor. By the time the boats return, news reaches the family that the Japanese have bombed Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Jeanne's father burns his Japanese flag and identity papers but is arrested by the FBI and beaten when taken to the by:   December 7, The Day the Japanese Attacked Pearl Harbor - Ebook written by Gordon W.

Prange, Donald M. Goldstein, Katherine V. Dillon. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read December 7, The Day the Japanese Attacked Pearl Harbor.5/5(3).

On December 7,Americans were stunned to learn that Japanese forces had launched an attack on Pearl Harbor. In this engrossing and extensively researched account, Theodore Taylor examines both sides of the battle, taking a close look at the events leading up to it and providing compelling insight into the motives and operations of the brave men and women swept up in the fight.

Air Raid Pearl Harbor!: The Story of December 7, is a really good book. It tells you everything about pearl harbor. It just tells you what happend. Theres no characters but it is still really good.

read it/5(4). Ford Island December 7, likes. A collection of stories as written or shared by the residents and family members of Ford Island’s North End Housing, now known as “Nob Hill”.Followers: The last volume of the late Gordon Prange’s trilogy of historical studies about the “date that will live in infamy” in American history, DECEMBER 7, focuses on the events immediately.

New Listing WWII Stars and Stripes Newspaper August 11 ATOMIC BOMB Japanese Surrender. Rarely seen photos of the USS Arizona, sunk Dec. 7,in Pearl Harbor Rick Wiley Dec 7, Dec 7, ; The USS Arizona was a Pennsylvania-class.

DECEMBER 31 DAYS THAT CHANGED AMERICA AND SAVED THE WORLD December 7, a date that will live in infamy The excitement in this book does not stop with Dec. 7 or 8.

There are A P Warhawk pursues a Japanese A6M2 Zero-sen fighter in the skies over the Hawaiian island of Oahu on 7 December In this canvas entitled Hickam Dec 7, artist Bryan Lopatic represent the action in which a handful of American pilots rose to challenge the Japanese attack.

7 December The Air Force Story Leatrice R. Arakaki and John R. Attack on the Philippines, 8 December On 8 Decemberas prelude to multiple amphibious landings in the Philippines, the Japanese launched air attacks on U.S.

and Filipino bases. Cavite Navy Yard, primary base of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet, was first bombed on 10 December and had been largely destroyed by the time of the evacuation of Manila on 25 December.

December 7, gives a captivating and immersive real-time account of that fateful or out of uniform, every witness responded differently when the first Japanese bombs began to fall. A chaplain fled his post and spent a week in hiding, while mess hall workers seized a .USS Nevada (BB), eldest (by a few months) of the battleships in Pearl Harbor on 7 Decemberwas hit by one torpedo during the last part of the Japanese torpedo planes' attack.

This opened a large hole in the ship's port side below her two forward turrets. Her anti-torpedo protection, of a type back-fitted to the Navy's older battleships, resisted the warhead's explosion fairly well.Janu Bombing of Pearl Harbor Newsreel.

A newsreel report on the December 7,Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor including U.S. Navy film of the aftermath.