The Bombing of Pearl Harbor (Events That Shaped America Series)

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The day that Japan attacked the United States at Pearl Harbor changed life for Americans. This book tells the story of that terrible day and explains the events in Europe and the Pacific that led up to the bombing. It looks at American attitudes before World War II and explains how the role of the United States in the world changed after the war ended.
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Overview

The day that Japan attacked the United States at Pearl Harbor changed life for Americans. This book tells the story of that terrible day and explains the events in Europe and the Pacific that led up to the bombing. It looks at American attitudes before World War II and explains how the role of the United States in the world changed after the war ended.
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On Sunday, December 7, 1941 the air and naval forces of Imperial Japan struck the American navy base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. In approximately two hours of air strikes the Japanese were able to devastate America's most powerful naval force. Over 3,500 Americans were either killed or wounded in a surprise attack that launched the entrance of the United States into World War II. This "day that will live in infamy" is the subject of this volume of the "Events That Shaped America" series. In this illustrated and compact history book co-authors Sabrina Crewe and Michael V. Uschan attempt to provide younger readers with a once over lightly review of the Pearl Harbor assault. Through both their concise narrative and the inclusion of numerous illustrations the authors are successful in offering readers a complete outline of this telling historical event. The drama of the day on which Americans were finally drawn into the global conflict that raged across the world is quite compelling. In this short book Crewe and Uschan hit the mark in their efforts by tracing the confusing elements of the Pearl Harbor attack in a way that will capture the interest of their audience. This is a good book to offer to readers with an interest in history and, in particular, the Second World War. 2003, Gareth Stevens,
— Greg M. Romaneck
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780836833928
  • Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/28/2003
  • Series: Events That Shaped America Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.94 (w) x 10.26 (h) x 0.32 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4
Chapter 1 War Around the World 6
Chapter 2 In the Pacific 10
Chapter 3 The Attack on Pearl Harbor 16
Chapter 4 After the Attack 22
Chapter 5 The United States in World War II 24
Conclusion 26
Time Line 28
Things to Think About and Do 29
Glossary 30
Further Information 31
Index 32
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