THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR, DECEMBER 7, 1941

When:
December 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
2017-12-07T18:30:00+00:00
2017-12-07T20:00:00+00:00
Where:
Howell Branch, Monmouth County Library
318 Old Tavern Rd
Howell, NJ 07731
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Beth Henderson, Branch Manager
732 938 2300

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

Nov
1
Wed
6:30 pm THE LONGEST WALK – THE AMAZING S... @ Avon Marina
THE LONGEST WALK – THE AMAZING S... @ Avon Marina
Nov 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
A presentation on the recently published book, “The Longest Walk,” the story of the 116th Infantry Regiment of the 29th Infantry Division which landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day June 6, 1944. The regiment’s exploits were featured in the riveting opening scene of the movie “Saving Private Ryan.” This regiment[...]
Nov
8
Wed
7:00 pm OPERATION TORCH: THE ALLIED INVA... @ Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch
OPERATION TORCH: THE ALLIED INVA... @ Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
On November 8, 1942 an Anglo-American force landed in French Morocco and Algeria with the aim and goal to gain complete control of North Africa and defeat General Erwin Rommel’s German-Italian Army in Libya. TORCH was primarily an American operation under the command of Lt.-General Dwight D. Eisenhower assisted by[...]
Nov
15
Wed
7:30 pm CRITICAL WW II TURNING POINT – T... @ Cranford Public Library
CRITICAL WW II TURNING POINT – T... @ Cranford Public Library
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Guadalcanal, a Japanese occupied island in the Solomon Island chain in the South Pacific was invaded by a major US Marine force on August 7, 1942. The bloody and protracted struggle for this steamy, malaria-ridden, rain-sodden island lasted for nearly 6 months resulting in over 6000 casualties to include 1752[...]

Contact

For Inquiries
Email: ww2erastudies@gmail.com.
Available for bookings.

Follow Us