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“Day of Infamy” Remembered

Pearl Harbor bombing

77 years ago this week, the Japanese Imperial Navy attacked the US naval base at Pearl Harbor on Oahu, Hawaii. President Franklin D. Roosevelt called December 7, 1941 “a date which will live in infamy,” and Congress declared war against Japan shortly after.

Although the attack defined the times their parents, grandparents and great-grandparents lived through, the average citizen knows little about Pearl Harbor . The Library has resources to fill the void, including:

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance

By Janelle Yahne
Library Circulation Associate

This year, December 7th marks the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor which sent the United States into World War II. Check out the references in both links for great information! There are so many excellent resources about the attack ranging from military and social history to Hollywood movies that I am only able to list a select few:

We do not have these movies, but Tora! Tora! Tora!, From Here To Eternity, and Pearl Harbor are Hollywood depictions of the attack. The movies can be requested through MeLCat clicking on the links above or via InterLibrary Loan.

In addition, there is The National ArchivesPrologue magazine, which has an amazing piece from 2001 about the development of the famous Franklin Roosevelt speech.

On campus, the library has the following materials available about Pearl Harbor and World War II:

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