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Seven days of infamy : Pearl Harbor across the world / Nicholas Best.

Author:
Best, Nicholas, 1948- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York, NY : Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press, 2016.
  • ©2016
Εdition:
First edition.
Description:
ix, 318 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary note:
"An account of the days surrounding the attack on Pearl Harbor is presented through the experiences of witnesses ranging from Ernest Hemingway and Jack Kennedy to Mao Tse-tung and the Jewish inmates of the Warsaw ghetto,"--NoveList.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-305) and index.
Contents:
Where Are Japan's Aircraft Carriers? -- Still a Chance to Call It Off -- All Quiet in the Pacific -- Japanese Forces on the Move -- Admiral Nagumo Hoists a Signal -- Where Are America's Aircraft Carriers? -- "The Japanese Will Not Go to War" -- An Englishwoman Dances on Deck -- A Strange Periscope at Sea -- "Tora! Tora! Tora!" -- A Japanese Pilot Grins at James Jones -- Lord Mountbatten's Nephew and CBS-TV's First Breaking News Story -- Edgar Rice Burroughs Watches the War Games -- Future U.S. Presidents Remember the Moment -- Britain Cheers the News -- Opinion Divided in Europe -- The Response in the Far East -- The British Empire Declares War -- Americans Gather Around the Radio -- HMS Repulse and Prince of Wales Begin the Fight Back -- First Mass Gassing of Jews in Nazi-Occupied Europe -- HMS Repulse and Prince of Wales Go Down Fighting -- Hitler and Mussolini Declare War on the United States.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
  • 7 days of infamy
  • Pearl Harbor across the world
ISBN:
  • 9781250078018 ((hardcover))
  • 1250078016 ((hardcover))
  • ((e-book))
LCCN:
2016024093
OCLC:
940281153
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