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Attack on Pearl Harbour (The Documentary history series) ebook

by Roger Parkinson


In "Attack on Pearl Harbor," Roger Parkinson recounts the events leading up to the infamous attack on December 7, 1941, as well as the air attack and its immediate aftermath.

Attack on Pearl Harbour (The Documentary history series). Roger Parkinson (b 1939), military historian. 0853402701 (ISBN13: 9780853402701). Parkinson has written several books on the Second World War, and in particular on Dunkirk, the Desert Campaign and Pearl Harbour, and has published biographies of famous commanders such as Blucher, Clausewitz, Kutuzov, Ludendorff and Zapata. His papers include typescripts and drafts of books and articles, some of which were published under the pseudonym Roger Parkinson (b 1939), military historian.

Pearl Harbor is a . naval base near Honolulu, Hawaii, that was the scene of a devastating surprise attack by Japanese forces on December 7, 1941. The day after the attack, President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked Congress to declare war on Japan.

The History Channel Presents: Pearl Harbor : The Definitive Documentary

The History Channel Presents: Pearl Harbor : The Definitive Documentary. This History Channel production provides an in-depth look at the Japanese attack on the American Pacific fleet in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The documentary traces the roots of the conflict in the Pacific which resulted in the Japanese attack. The second disk on the DVD set includes biographies of Admiral Chester Nimitz and other Pacific commanders.

Pearl Harbor" is a two-hour movie squeezed into three hours, about how on De. There is no sense of history, strategy or context; according to this movie, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor because America cut off its oil supply, and they were down to an 18 month reserve

Pearl Harbor" is a two-hour movie squeezed into three hours, about how on Dec. 7, 1941, the Japanese staged a surprise attack on an American love triangle. Its centerpiece is 40 minutes of redundant special effects, surrounded by a love story of stunning banality. There is no sense of history, strategy or context; according to this movie, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor because America cut off its oil supply, and they were down to an 18 month reserve. Would going to war restore the fuel sources? Did they perhaps also have imperialist designs? Movie doesn't say. Advertisement.

The attack on Pearl Harbor has received substantial attention in popular culture in multiple media and cultural formats including film, architecture, memorial statues, non-fiction writing, historical writing, and historical fiction

The attack on Pearl Harbor has received substantial attention in popular culture in multiple media and cultural formats including film, architecture, memorial statues, non-fiction writing, historical writing, and historical fiction. Today, the USS Arizona Memorial on the island of Oahu honors the dead. Visitors to the memorial reach it via boats from the naval base at Pearl Harbor.

The attack at Pearl Harbor was the idea of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, the . Footage of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Video courtesy of Naval History & Heritage Command.

The attack at Pearl Harbor was the idea of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, the Commander in Chief of the Japanese Combined Fleet, who argued that it would give a fatal blow to the enemy fleet (Rhodes 392). In October 1941, the attack was approved by the Japanese naval general staff. Upon reaching Pearl Harbor, the Japanese torpedo bombers skillfully maneuvered themselves into the harbor in groups of twos and threes in a sudden and forceful attack lasting only minutes. In another hour, a second fleet of 167 additional Japanese aircraft bombarded the site.

The History Channel's Pearl Harbor -Documentary on the Pearl Harbor attack

The History Channel's Pearl Harbor -Documentary on the Pearl Harbor attack. Naval Institute: Pearl Harbor - compilation of magazine articles, books, photographs, oral histories, and multi-media about Dec. 7, 1941, and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Day After Pearl Harbor, The - documentary from Sound Portraits exploring recordings made by the Library of Congress on December 8, 1941 interviewing . citizens about the Pearl Harbor bombing.

Every battle has two sides, and the attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II is no different. A deeper understanding of the battle from both sides will give readers a clearer view of this historic event.

Attack on Pearl Harbour (The Documentary history series) ebook
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Roger Parkinson
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