Janice Hobson Monro remembers the song playing on the radio that fateful Sunday morning in Hawaii. It was the Ink Spots' "I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire." The Japanese, however, were doing exactly that.
In order to combat the numerically superior American navy, the IJN devoted large amounts of resources to creating a force superior in quality, the objective being of "making up for quantity by means of quality". During the first six months of the war the Imperial Japanese Navy enjoyed...read more
The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (December 8 in Japan). The attack led to the United States' entry into World War II.
Japan’s surprise air attack on the US Navy’s Pacific fleet, stationed at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, silenced dissension in Congress and hurled the US into the second world war, all in less than a day. A week later, Newsweek’s Washington Bureau produced its report, headlined: “Nation’s full might...read more
70 years ago today, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, “a day that will live in infamy,” in the words of President Franklin Roosevelt, an attack that thrust the United States into World War II. This Infographic shows the events that took place that fateful day... (see more at: ...read more
Esto es HistoCast. No es Esparta pero casi. Navegamos en silencio radio para contaros el ataque a Pearl Harbor con Rodrigo, Javier Veramendi (@tamtamveramendi www.gehm.es), David (@DeividNagan) y Goyix (@goyix_salduero ...read more