Pearl Harbor: The Essential Reference Guide

Pearl Harbor: The Essential Reference Guide

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This book provides students with an understanding of the motives behind the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the consequences of this action on Japan, on the United States, and on the outcome of World War II. a€c Addresses historical controversies such as whether Roosevelt knowingly allowed the Japanese to attack Pearl Harbor in order to bring the United States into World War II and what the consequences of a third Japanese carrier strike might have been a€c Includes primary source documentsa€”including oral histories by participants in and victims of the attacka€”that help readers to better grasp the motivations behind the Japanese attack, the reasons why Pearl Harbor was not better able to resist, and what it was like to live through the attack itself a€c Provides an ideal resource for high school and college students as well as interesting reading for general audiences seeking authoritative historical information on the Pearl Harbor attacksThe Essential Reference Guide Spencer C. Tucker ... better cooperation would not have solved the mismatch between their goals and capabilities, their overwhelming lack of resources and industrial capacity next to ... Willmott, H. P. The Barrier and the Javelin: Japanese and Allied Pacific Strategies, February to June 1942.

Title:Pearl Harbor: The Essential Reference Guide
Author:Spencer C. Tucker
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2015-10-13


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