Pearl Harbor Attack at 75 Years

USS Arizona, at height of fire, following Japanese aerial attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (LOT 11710-1; Library of Congress)

This year marks the 75th Anniversary (Dec 7), and with that milestone comes a number of books written about the event and its aftermath. Pick up one of these titles – both new and classic – to learn more about the “Day of Infamy.”


At Dawn We Slept: The Untold Story of Pearl Harbor – Gordon W. Prange

Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack – Steve Twomey

Day of Deceit: The Truth About FDR and Pearl Harbor – Robert B. Stinnett

Day of Infamy – Walter Lord

Fields of Battle: Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the Boys Who Went to War – Brian Curtis

A Matter of Honor: Pearl Harbor: Betrayal, Blame, and a Family’s Quest for Justice – Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan

Pearl Harbor Christmas: A World at War, 1941 – Stanley Weintraub

Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness – Craig Nelson

Seven Days of Infamy: Pearl Harbor Across the World – Nicholas Best

Target Tokyo: Jimmy Doolittle and the Raid that Avenged Pearl Harbor – James M. Scott

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