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- AMERICA IN WORLD WAR II: AN ANALYSIS OF HISTORY TEXTBOOKS FROM ENGLAND, JAPAN, SWEDEN, AND THE UNITED STATES. Foster, Stuart; Nicholls, Jason // Journal of Curriculum & Supervision;Spring2005, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p214
This study examined how textbooks from England, Japan, Sweden, and the United States portray America's role in World War II, Analysis of the central story lines revealed that historical information purveyed to students in different nations varies considerably. Accordingly, U,S, textbooks...
- PEARL HARBOR, 1899. // American Heritage;Aug1971, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p110
The article presents a fictional story of Japanese invasion of Pearl Harbor. A story in the May 1989 issue of "American Heritage" entitled "Sorakichi - Prometheus," by Rowan Stevens tells of Japan's seizure of Pearl Harbor and Honolulu. In the story, the attack was carried out by a powerful...
- Christmas in Wartime. Weintraub, Stanley // World War II;Dec2007, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p34
The article describes Christmas of 1941 in the U.S. which was little different for most Americans, despite the calamity of Pearl Harbor. Anxiety about Japanese air raids had resulted in the relocation of the New Year's Day Rose Bowl from Pasadena, California, to Durham, North Carolina, where...
- THE GREAT QUESTION. Heilbroner, Robert // American Heritage;Dec89, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p54
Presents observations about the impact of the Japanese attack on U.S. forces in Pearl Harbor in 1941. Consideration of historical events that cannot be justified; Suggestion that history is irrational and unpredictable.
- WORLD WAR II. // Alaska Almanac;2007, Issue 31, p226
An encyclopedia entry about the implications of World War II for Alaska is presented. It is said that World War II influenced the development of modern Alaska. Following the Pearl Harbor bombing, Alaska's strategic importance as a staging area for supplying forces in the North Pacific became...
- Too Late for Pearl Harbor. Budiansky, Stephen // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec99, Vol. 125 Issue 12, p47
Focuses on the codes sent prior to the attack of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii in 1941 which led the country's entry in World War II. Questions on the failure to detect the attack message of the Japanese in spite of the decryption capability of the Navy; Schedule of the appearance of coded messages;...
- Remembering Pearl Harbor. Linn, Laura // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;12/3/2001, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p6
Presents information on the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
- REMEMBERING WORLD WAR II. Riechers, Maggie // Humanities;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p47
Focuses on the memories of World War II. Role of the Heights Community in Houston, Texas during the war; Story of Richard Jenke, who served his country after the bombing of the Pearl Harbor in Hawaii; Information on the Bataan Death in the Philippines.
- World War II Almanac. Massengill, Lawrence A. // Military Review;Nov/Dec95, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p77
Reports that a few days prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Japanese troops invaded the Philippines. Why a number of Japanese army commanders were sentenced to death by a United States military tribunal in December 1945.