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The Attack on Pearl Harbor, Updated Edition
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  • Authored by: John C. Davenport
  • From the Series: Milestones in American History
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  • ISBN-10: 1438171862
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-7186-9
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 05/01/2017
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  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 128

Summary

When December 7, 1941, dawned in Hawaii, no one expected that by the end of the day, the U.S. Pacific Fleet would lie in ruins and the United States would be at war. That morning, in just over an hour and a half, the planes of the Japanese First Carrier Striking Force sank or severely damaged 18 American warships lying at anchor at the Pearl Harbor naval base on the island of Oahu. This single air raid on a single morning altered the history of the United States and forever changed the way Americans thought about the world.

The Attack on Pearl Harbor, Updated Edition examines the history leading up to the attack, the specifics of the raid itself, and the consequences of what then-president Franklin Delano Roosevelt called "a date which will live in infamy." Bolstered by extensive photographs, this curriculum-based eBook is ideal for students writing reports.

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About the Author(s)

John C. Davenport holds a Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut. He currently teaches at Corte Madera School in Portola Valley, California. Davenport is the author of several other books, including biographies of the Muslim leader Saladin and the writer C.S. Lewis. He lives with his family in San Carlos, California.

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