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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

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Pearl Harbor telegram dispatch

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Photo, Isabel, Sept. 2, 2010, pennstatelive, Flickr

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

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

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