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In Remembrance: Pearl Harbor

How did the nation react to the attack on Pearl Harbor? With audio recording technology, government fieldworkers preserved the emotions and opinions of men and women on the street in 1941. Today, we can still listen to them, thanks to the Library of Congress. FIND OUT MORE »

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Screencap, The Mystery of Radar in Hawaii

Radar was a new technology during World War II. What role did it play in Pearl [...] »

Photograph negative, U.S.S. Neosho and other ships during Pearl Harbor attack, 7

When does a historical film go from "based on historical events" to total [...] »

Screencap, How Pearl Harbor, 9/11 Changed U.S. Forever

CBS's The Early Show draws parallels between 9/11 and Pearl Harbor. [...] »

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Photo, A young evacuee of Japanese ancestry. . . , 1942, NARA

What were the consequences of and motivations for Japanese American removal [...] »

Photo, Historical Fiction, Mar. 9, 2007, jessamyn, Flickr

Can you suggest any literature covering World War I to World War II that my [...] »

Photo, Flowers for soldier in a tank, 1945, Nationaal Archief, Flickr Commons

Whichever lesson you pick, make sure it meets your learning goals. [...] »

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World War II

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Photo, Hirohito, Emperor of Japan, 1901-, 1926, Library of Congress

How would you have planned this photograph if you were General MacArthur? [...] »

Ford Sedan, 1942 model year

Domestic automotive manufacturing took a back seat to military transport needs [...] »

Screencapture, Local War Stories: Margaret Spalluzzi

World War II welder and wife of a veteran Margaret Spalluzzi talks about [...] »

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