The Attack on Pearl Harbor – Why Did It Succeed

When:
October 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
2016-10-18T19:00:00-04:00
2016-10-18T21:30:00-04:00
Where:
Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch, Shrewsbury
1001 NJ-35
Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
USA
Contact:
Donna Mansfield, Programming Coordinator
732 431 7220 ext 7225

The attack on Pearl Harbor marked the entrance of Japan into World War II on the side of Germany and Italy and the entrance of the United States on the side of the allies – the “turning point of WW II.”  The attack was always considered possible but not probable by the US military chiefs.  The presentation will cover what happened on December 7, 1941 and why the attack was truly a surprise.

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