Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness

Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness

by Craig Nelson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781451660494
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 09/20/2016
Pages: 544
Sales rank: 820,997
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Craig Nelson is the author of Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness and the New York Times bestseller, Rocket Men: The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon, as well as several previous books, including The Age of Radiance (a PEN Award Finalist chosen as one of the year’s best books by NBC News, the American Institute of Physics, Kirkus Reviews, and FlavorWire), The First Heroes, Thomas Paine (winner of the Henry Adams Prize), and Let’s Get Lost (shortlisted for W.H. Smith’s Book of the Year). His writing has appeared in Vanity Fair, The Wall Street Journal, Salon, National Geographic, The New England Review, Popular Science, Reader’s Digest, and a host of other publications.

Table of Contents

Preface: Dreadnoughts and Holystones 1

Part I The Roads to War

Chapter 1 Conceiving the Inconceivable 21

Chapter 2 A Sinister Wind 67

Chapter 3 Autumn 1941 96

Chapter 4 November 128

Chapter 5 December 6 173

Part II Strike!

Chapter 6 From the Air 213

Chapter 7 Pearl Harbor 246

Chapter 8 Describing the Indescribable 292

Chapter 9 Infamy 334

Chapter 10 Resurrection 354

Part III Victory

Chapter 11 Vengeance 367

Chapter 12 Triumph 392

Chapter 13 Legacy 413

Appendix 1 Judgment and Controversy 437

Appendix 2 The Medal of Honor 455

Acknowledgments 463

Notes 465

Sources 483

Index 499

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