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The day the war began

Author: Archie Satterfield
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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December 7, 1941, the day America was drawn into World War II, is one of those days engraved in the 20th century memory. As such, it is described here in the words and accounts of ordinary people,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Satterfield, Archie.
Day the war began.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1992
(OCoLC)644123815
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Archie Satterfield
ISBN: 0275942511 9780275942519
OCLC Number: 25368577
Description: viii, 179 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Saturday, December 6, 1941 The First Shot The Americans Fight Back Adventures of the Henley Game Called Due to War View from the Cane Fields Friendly Fire A Chinese-American Family Hell on a Sunshiny Day The Military Takes Over Hawaii Niihau Fights Back The Saga of the Pacific Clipper The Forgotten Attack On the Home Front War Comes to the Football Game The Delayed Message The White House Prepares for War War Becomes a Reality Extra! Extra! Strange New Words Sudden Heroes The Mating Dance Continues The Nation Unifies Hawaii's Longest Night Defending the East Coast "I Slept Like a Baby" Bibliography Index
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"In this enjoyable and fascinating book, Archie Satterfield gives flesh and blood to the cardboard characters who often populate historical events. . . . I recommend this book for its fresh look at Read more...

 
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