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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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Pearl Harbor telegram dispatch

Playing the game of alternative history—do what-ifs and if-onlys have a [...] »

ABMC Homepage, 2016

Features over 224,000 records of individuals buried or memorialized in ABMC [...] »

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, The Five of Hearts - Renault. . . , U.S. Army Center of Military History

The U.S. Armed Forces maintain multiple historical offices within each branch [...] »

Photo, Hollem Howard, 1944, Women are contributing their skills to the, LoC.

Immerse your students in World War II battles, veterans, and services for [...] »

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

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

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World War II

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Photo, Victory Gardens […], Feb.-Mar., 1943, Ann Rosener, Library of Congress.

WWII Victory Gardens allowed citizens to raise food...and wage war! [...] »

Screencapture, Local War Stories: Gerald Halderman

World War II U.S. Navy veteran Gerald Halderman talks about his experiences [...] »

Screencapture, World War II Diary

Wes Cowan of PBS's History Detectives gets into a B-24 bomber with World War II [...] »

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