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"It should have been a turkey shoot for the U.S. Navy."

Few words are more disheartening to Americans than FDR's "day of infamy," and few photos more provocative than the...read more

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The USS Oklahoma was our first battleship equipped with 14-inch rifle main battery. She was the second unit of the Nevada Class, built at Camden, New Jersey in 1914-16. Commissioned in May 1916. The Oklahoma was 583 feet long with a maximum beam of 95 feet. She...read more

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In this episode Angus is looking at the Java Sea Campaign, with Jeffrey Cox.

Jeff’s book Rising Sun, Falling Skies: The disastrous Java Sea Campaign of World War II from Osprey publishing, examines the events following Pearl Harbor.

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Artwork was done for the movie's release. This art was used for movie posters, theater lobbycards, and on the soundtrack record album. Here is a sample of some of the movie's art:

  1. Main poster
  2. Nightime approach
  3. Launch planes
  4. Vals dive
  5. Rear gunner
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 Lieutenant) December 07, 2015

Abe talks about flying over Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. This interview is part of an Oral History Showcase from the International Conference on WWII, taking place December 7 to 9, 2011, at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans.

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 Lieutenant) December 07, 2015

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

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 Lieutenant) December 07, 2015

The Bombing of Pearl Harbor film was made right after the surprise attack on this Hawaii Naval base. The USS Arizona and more are featured.

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 Lieutenant) December 06, 2015

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.

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 Lieutenant) December 17, 2014

A concise telling of Japanese aggression and military expansion leading to the attack on Pearl Harbor. From the War Comes to America episode of Why We Fight, produced by Frank Capra.

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