My Pearl Harbor Scrapbook 1941 (Hardcover)

A Nostalgic Collection of Memories

By Bess Taubman, Ernest Arroyo, Daniel Martinez (Foreword by)

Mapmania Publishing, 9781883443078, 104pp.

Publication Date: May 15, 2014

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Paperback (5/15/2014)

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Description

History comes alive in this award-winning WW II scrapbook, bursting with old photos, maps, telegrams, newspaper clippings, hand-written notes and letters Experience the tragedy of the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack in a completely new way including 5 unique fold-out pages expanding the story.These colorful scrapbook-style pages are jam-packed with stunning visuals and prized nostalgia of the era. Treasured collections of ephemera, pins, buttons, watches and medals from the 1940's illustrate each page and stir the imagination. Told in bite-sized pieces, this history book is exciting to read for all audiences. My Pearl Harbor Scrapbook 1941. A Nostalgic Collection of Memories is an adventure in learning uncovering the essential details of the Pearl Harbor story. Each overflowing page unravels one of America's greatest tragedies from early Japanese inception and planning, through the deadly attack and its crippling aftermath. Learn what life was like at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii before, during and after the December 7, 1941 attack. "My Pearl Harbor Scrapbook 1941" in its unique style of history-telling invites the reader to re-discover one of America's most tragic days. The Foreword was written by Daniel Martinez, Chief Historian of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument at Pearl Harbor. Recommended for ages 10 to 110. Remember Pearl Harbor --the prominent battle cry of the 1940's perpetuating the memory of America's day of infamy compels to be etched into the minds and hearts of every new generation and old. Lest we forget. INSIDE THE BOOK: Front page newspapers of the day fill are filled with War headlines. The story behind what drove Japan to relentless aggression in Southeast Asia Yamamoto's brilliant scheme to hold off the United States Pacific Fleet from terminating Japan's destiny to rule Southeast Asia The complex Japanese attack and details of the never-used before aircraft carriers that changed the way war was fought in the world 6 scrapbook-style pages of original photographs displaying the shocking devastation of the surprise attack How the U.S. missed the warning radar despite charting the unsuspected incoming fleet of Japanese planes onto Oahu The emotional story of Japanese internment in Hawaii and throughout the United States; plus describing the extreme prejudice towards Japanese-Americans using maps and the shocking national sentiment with newspaper headlines of the day And SO MUCH MORE