Pearl Harbor: A Day Of Infamy

Pearl Harbor: A Day Of Infamy

Early in the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese carrier-based planes

and submarines attacked the U.S. Pacific Fleet and nearby military

airfields at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  Eight American battleships and ten

other naval vessels were sunk or badly damaged.  A total of 64 American

aircraft were destroyed and over 3,400 military personnel were killed or

wounded.  The attack marked the entrance of Japan into World War II on

the side of Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy and the entrance of the U.S.

on the side of the allies – thus World War II.  The attack was always

considered possible but not probable. Were critical judgment errors made

by America’s national leaders and its military that made America so

vulnerable or did motivations by America’s European allies to have

America represented in WW II result in this devastating attack?  Listen

to this stimulating presentation to find out.

Upcoming Events

Oct
7
Mon
7:00 pm THE STRATEGY TO DEFEAT IMPERIAL ... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
THE STRATEGY TO DEFEAT IMPERIAL ... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
“THE STRATEGY TO DEFEAT IMPERIAL JAPAN” Presentation relates the complex strategy to defeat Imperial Japan as determined right after Japan attacked America on 7 December 1941. The strategy was determined at the Arcadia Conference held in Washington, D.C. right after Pearl Harbor, a critical conference at which all the key[...]
Oct
30
Wed
1:00 pm BATTLE OF THE BULGE, DECEMBER 19... @ Morris Plains Community Center
BATTLE OF THE BULGE, DECEMBER 19... @ Morris Plains Community Center
Oct 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
“BATTLE OF THE BULGE, DEC. 1944: GREATEST AMERICAN BATTLE” The Battle of the Bulge, Adolf Hitler’s final counter offensive in northwest Europe, was launched on December 16, 1944. Aimed at splitting the Allied armies in half and capturing the key port of Antwerp, the offensive surprised the Allies and caused[...]
Nov
5
Tue
7:30 pm WORLD WAR II, THE 20TH CENTURY’S... @ Springpoint at Denville
WORLD WAR II, THE 20TH CENTURY’S... @ Springpoint at Denville
Nov 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
A presentation on the history of the World War II Era and its impact on world history. WW II was the most violent and devastating war ever fought with nearly 60 million lives lost due to battle, aerial bombing, acts of genocide and the use of atomic bombs. The talk[...]

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