Presents an overview of events leading up to World War II, focusing on the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and features primary source materials that provide insights into the experiences of people who witnessed or were otherwise affected by the attack, with photographs of related artifacts and time lines.
When Germany invaded Poland in September 1939, Britain and France declared war and hoped to end Nazi aggression. But within two years, Germany had attacked and occupied Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, and Yugoslavia and begun its onslaught against the Soviet Union. Japan's dramatic attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941 brought the U.S. into the war, making it a worldwide conflict. What led the Japanese to attack Pearl Harbor? Could Hitler's dreams of expansion be stopped? Germany and Japan Attack examines the Axis nations' quest for an empire and looks and how close they came to succeeding.
This series presents an unbiased account of the most devastating wars that the world has ever seen. Detailed and highly illustrated with "primary source" documents, students will examine the 20th century’s greatest conflicts through first-hand accounts and powerful archival photographs.
Pearl Harbor Attack
'Remember December 7th.' American World War II poster of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 1941.
PEARL HARBOR POSTER, 1941. - 'Remember December 7th.' American World War II Poster Of The Japanese Attack On Pearl Harbor, 1941.. Fine Art.Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 12 Apr 2012.