TITLE

Pearl Harbor The First Energy War

AUTHOR(S)
Maechling Jr., Charles
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
History Today;Dec2000, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the oil embargo of the United States (U.S.) against Japan which prompted the decision to attack Pearl Harbor in Hawaii in December 1941. Dependence of Japan on outside sources for petroleum products; Actions taken by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to retaliate against Japanese expansion; Proposal of Admiral Kichisaburo Nomura to halt Japanese military operations; Factors that hardened the position of each nation.
ACCESSION #
3846919

 

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