Attack on Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor Bombing

The USS Shaw explodes during the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, on the morning of December 7, 1941. Wikipedia

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Star-Bulletin covers the bombings at Pearl Harbor, 1st ExtraStar-Bulletin covers the bombings at Pearl Harbor, 1st Extra Sun, Dec 7, 1941 – 1 · Honolulu Star-Bulletin (Honolulu, Hawaii) · Newspapers.comU. S. AT WAR!!U. S. AT WAR!! Sun, Dec 7, 1941 – 1 · The Evening Times (Sayre, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.comJapanese Japanese "Declare War on U.S.; Bomb Pearl Harbor Base" Sun, Dec 7, 1941 – Page 1 · Fitchburg Sentinel (Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts) · Newspapers.com"U.S. Battleship Oklahoma Afire"; Damage from Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor is "heavy" Sun, Dec 7, 1941 – Page 1 · Palladium-Item (Richmond, Indiana) · Newspapers.com"Congress Declares War on Japan; 1500 Killed in Attack on Hawaii" Mon, Dec 8, 1941 – Page 1 · St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri) · Newspapers.com"Japan Strikes All Over Pacific" Mon, Dec 8, 1941 – 1 · The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) · Newspapers.com"Japan Declares War on U.S. and Britain; Roosevelt to Address Congress at Noon" Mon, Dec 8, 1941 – 1 · The Austin American (Austin, Texas) · Newspapers.com"Japan Declared War on the United States; Bombing Planes Attack Hawaii, Philippines; Many Killed" Mon, Dec 8, 1941 – Page 1 · Asheville Citizen-Times (Asheville, North Carolina) · Newspapers.comPhotos from the days following the Attack on Pearl HarborPhotos from the days following the Attack on Pearl Harbor Mon, Dec 8, 1941 – 8 · Chicago Tribune (Chicago, Illinois) · Newspapers.comPhotos of Photos of "How Minneapolis Reacted to War News" Mon, Dec 8, 1941 – Page 3 · Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota) · Newspapers.com"Youths rush to enlist in Navy" following attack on Pearl Harbor Mon, Dec 8, 1941 – Page 2 · Miami Daily News-Record (Miami, Oklahoma) · Newspapers.com"Rush to join Navy or Army Occurs" after attack on Pearl Harbor Mon, Dec 8, 1941 – Page 1 · Miami Daily News-Record (Miami, Oklahoma) · Newspapers.comTwo Sons Killed at Pearl HarborTwo Sons Killed at Pearl Harbor Mon, Dec 22, 1941 – Page 1 · The Tennessean (Nashville, Tennessee) · Newspapers.com"Private at Pearl Harbor sends message of cheer to mothers" Thu, Jan 8, 1942 – Page 12 · The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware) · Newspapers.comPhoto of Marine injured during attack on Pearl HarborPhoto of Marine injured during attack on Pearl Harbor Sat, Jan 31, 1942 – Page 6 · The Mercury (Pottstown, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.comPatten Brothers, USS Nevada, hit at Pearl HarborPatten Brothers, USS Nevada, hit at Pearl Harbor Wed, Mar 12, 2003 – Page 183 · The Palm Beach Post (West Palm Beach, Florida) · Newspapers.com
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