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The Attack on Pearl Harbor

3.43 of 5 stars 3.43  ·  rating details  ·  7 ratings  ·  3 reviews
On December 7, 1941, six Japanese aircraft carriers launched a surprise attack on the Pearl Harbor U.S. naval base in Oahu, Hawaii. More than 2,300 U.S. troops were killed in the attack, and around 1,200 more were wounded. This book details Japans motivations and planning efforts, as well as the U.S. reaction and resulting entry into World War II. It also contains a detail ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published January 1st 2013 by Scholastic
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Paula
This title is one of the “Cornerstones of Freedom” series and describes the attack on Pearl Harbor for intermediate and secondary readers. After an introductory spread that “sets the scene”, there follows discussion about the reasons behind the attack and the world political climate and events that triggered US involvement in the war. The American response also discusses the prejudice and backlash against the Japanese on the home front. Sidebars provide additional information and worldwide persp ...more
Amy Whipple
Genre: Informational Text
Copyright Date: 2013
I loved this book! I'm not a huge fan of Informational text, but this book was told in sequence which made it more like a narrative. There were tons of facts, and I know I learned a lot about World War II and the events leading up to and following the attack on Pearl Harbor. I would definitely recommend this book, especially to a kid who is interested in planes and World War II.
Terrence
The attack on pearl harbor was really sad. Many people died in the war which was bad. Adolf Hitler began a political career and blaming other countries telling them they did very bad things. His Nazi got more power. He hoped to have control of the foreign food supplies so then Germany will not suffer any food shortage. Germany, Italy, and Japan to sign the tripartite pact so that they can team up to go to war. China was going war with Japan. Japan invaded China.Than the Japaneses came to pearl h ...more
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