On December 7, 1941, at 7:48 AM, Japanese naval forces attacked the United States base at Pearl Harbor. This resulted in the deaths 2,403 United States service members and civilians. A further 1,178 were injured during this attack. Eight battleships were damaged (four would sink) and 188 aircraft were destroyed. Following this attack, Franklin D. Roosevelt gave his famous “date that will live in infamy” speech and the United States entered World War Two.
On this day, it is important to remember those who lost their lives and were gravely injured serving of our country.
To learn more about this attack, recommended books about the event and its aftermath have been listed. They are linked to the ebook application Overdrive. From there, the books can be downloaded and read as an ebooks.