Pearl Harbor

The USS Arizona (BB-39) burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941. The ship is resting level on the bottom. The supporting structure for the gun director tripod mast has collapsed and so the mast has tilted. Wikimedia Commons

Join Hilary and Geoff as they discuss the legacy of Pearl Harbor. Elements of the Japanese Navy attacked the naval base at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 and FDR delivered one of the most famous speeches in presidential history on the 8th. How should we remember Pearl Harbor? Was is really a surprise or had the US and Japan been involved in a simmering conflict for some time? To learn more join us for this special episode of An Incomplete History.

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