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Day of infamy

Author: Walter Lord
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, [2001]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [60th anniversary ed.]View all editions and formats
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Describes the events of December 7, 1941, before, during, and after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii as well as the reactions of the men who lived through the attack. The author traces in detail the human drama of the great attack: the spies behind it; the Japanese pilots; the crews on the stricken warships; the men at the airfields and on the bases; the generals, the sailors, the housewives, and the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Lord
ISBN: 0805068090 9780805068092 0805068031 9780805068030
OCLC Number: 45618219
Notes: Originally published: New York : Holt, 1957.
Includes index.
Description: 241 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: "Isn't that a beautiful sight" --
"A dream come true" --
"Gate open, white lights" --
"You'd be surprised what goes on around here" --
"Well, don't worry about it" --
"Joe, this is one for the tourist!" --
"I didn't even know they were sore out at us" --
"I can't keep throwing things at them" --
"You don't wear a tie to war" --
"I want three volunteers: you, you, and you" --
"Chief, my mother and dad gave me this sword" --
"We're leaving now, explode gloriously!" --
Facts about the attack.
Responsibility: Walter Lord.
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Describes the events of December 7, 1941, before, during, and after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii as well as the reactions of the men who lived through the attack. The author traces in detail the human drama of the great attack: the spies behind it; the Japanese pilots; the crews on the stricken warships; the men at the airfields and on the bases; the generals, the sailors, the housewives, and the children who responded to the attack with anger, numbness, and courage. -- From back cover.

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