PEARL HARBOR 7 DECEMBER 1941: THE PACIFIC BOILS OVER

When:
December 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
2018-12-04T19:00:00-05:00
2018-12-04T20:30:00-05:00
Where:
Robbinsville Branch, Mercer County Library System
Robbinsville
NJ
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ilene Zutty, Reference Librarian, Robbinsville Branch, Mercer County Library System

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.

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