WWII: Pacific Theater > Attack on Pearl Harbor

1941-12-07

Featured Titles

    Day of Infamy by Walter Lord

In brilliant detail Walter Lord traces the human drama of the great attack: the spies behind it; the Japanese pilots; the crews on the stricken warships; the men at the airfields and the bases; the Japanese pilot who captured an island single-handedly when he could not get back to his carrier; the generals, the sailors, the housewives, and the children who responded to the attack with anger, numbness, and magnificent courage.

Year: 1957
Genre: Attack on Pearl Harbor

    At Dawn We Slept by Gordon W. Prange

At 7:53 a.m., December 7, 1941, America's national consciousness and confidence were rocked as the first wave of Japanese warplanes took aim at the U.S. Naval fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor. As intense and absorbing as a suspense novel, At Dawn We Slept is the unparalleled and exhaustive account of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor.

Year: 1981
Genre: Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Attack on Pearl Harbor by Alan Zimm

For seven decades, conventional wisdom has extolled the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor as brilliant in its planning and execution . . . this masterful analysis topples that pillar of Pacific War history . . . with its amazing depth of meticulous research and analysis, this forceful book is essential reading for anyone with a serious interest in Pearl Harbor

Year: 2011
Genre: Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor by Craig Nelson

The America we live in today was born, not on July 4, 1776, but on December 7, 1941, when an armada of 354 Japanese warplanes supported by aircraft carriers, destroyers, and midget submarines suddenly and savagely attacked the United States, killing 2,403 men--and forced America's entry into World War II.

Year: 2016
Genre: Attack on Pearl HarborWWII: Pacific Theater

    I Will Run Wild by Thomas McKelvey Cleaver

This is a vivid narrative history of the early stages of the Pacific War, as US and Allied forces desperately tried to slow the Japanese onslaught that began with the sudden attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941.

Year: 2020
Genre: Attack on Pearl HarborBattle of Midway

    To Wake the Giant by Jeff Shaara

A Novel of Pearl Harbor. With you-are-there immediacy, Shaara opens up the mysteries of just how Japan--a small, deeply militarist nation--could launch one of history's most devastating surprise attacks.

Year: 2020
Genre: Attack on Pearl HarborWorld War IIWWII: Pacific TheaterWWII: Prelude to War

    Five Decembers by James Kestrel

December 1941. America teeters on the brink of war, and in Honolulu, Hawaii, police detective Joe McGrady is assigned to investigate a homicide that will change his life forever. Because the trail of murder he uncovers will lead him across the Pacific, far from home and the woman he loves; and though the U.S. doesn't know it yet, a Japanese fleet is already steaming toward Pearl Harbor.

Year: 2021
Genre: Attack on Pearl HarborCrime FictionDetective FictionWhats NewWorld War II

 

 

Titles

Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1957Day of Infamy by Walter Lord Non-Fiction
The Classic Account of the Bombing of Pearl Harbor
1981At Dawn We Slept by Gordon W. Prange Non-Fiction
The Untold Story of Pearl Harbor
2011Attack on Pearl Harbor by Alan Zimm Non-Fiction
Strategy, Combat, Myths, Deceptions
2016Pearl Harbor by Craig Nelson WWII: Pacific Theater, Non-Fiction
From Infamy to Greatness
2020I Will Run Wild by Thomas McKelvey Cleaver Non-Fiction
The Pacific War from Pearl Harbor to Midway
2020To Wake the Giant by Jeff Shaara World War II, WWII: Pacific Theater, WWII: Prelude to War, Hawaii
2021Five Decembers by James Kestrel Crime Fiction, Detective Fiction, Whats New, World War II, Hawaii

 

 

 


 

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