Discover the fascinating stories and tragic history of Pearl Harbor - America's Day of Infamy, December 7th, 1941. With over twenty chapters and thousands of pages of text, this unique and comprehensive compilation of official information provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of all aspects of this incredible event. There are extensive oral histories from the survivors, explanations of the Japanese preparations for the sneak attack, thoughtful discussions of the controversies about what the Roosevelt Administration knew about the attack, a complete list of the heroes who gave their lives, thorough coverage of the history of the USS Arizona memorial, and full details of Navy, Marine, and Coast Guard involvement. Reports from the commanding officers of every ship at Pearl Harbor are included as well.
Contents: Part 1: Overview of the Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 December 1941 * Part 2: Narratives of Commanding Officers * Part 3: Pearl Harbor Additional Action Reports, 7 Dec 1941 * Part 4: The Attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941: A Study of Defending America * Part 5: Excerpt from Pearl Harbor to Guadalcanal: History of U.S. Marine Corps Operations in World War II - Volume I * Part 6: Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack, Notable Senate Investigations, U.S. Senate Historical Office, Washington, D.C. * Part 7: Joint Address to Congress Leading to a Declaration of War Against Japan (1941) * Part 8: USS Arizona Memorial Historic Resource Study (Unique Analysis of Pearl Harbor Attack) * Part 9: Infamous Day - Marines at Pearl Harbor * Part 10: Coast Guard Units in Hawaii * Part 11: FDR and Pearl Harbor * Part 12: Pearl Harbor Revisited: United States Navy Communications Intelligence 1924-1941 * Part 13: What Every Cryptologist Should Know about Pearl Harbor * Part 14: Pearl Harbor Raid, 7 December 1941 - Overview * Part 15: Remembering Pearl Harbor * Part 16: USS Arizona (BB-39) Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii * Part 16B - Complete List of the Heroes: Casualties of Pearl Harbor * Part 17: USS Arizona Memorial * Part 18: The USS Arizona Memorial Visitor Center - An Administrative and Legislative History * Part 19: USS Arizona (BB-39) Wreck National Historic Landmark Study * Part 20: USS Arizona Memorial Submerged Cultural Resources Study, USS Arizona and Pearl Harbor National Historic Landmark * Part 21: The U.S. Navy in Hawaii, 1826-1945, An Administrative History * Part 22: National Park Service World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument