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Download Remember Pearl Harbor: American and Japanese Survivors Tell Their Stories epub

by Thomas B. Allen




This landmark volume will provide young readers with valuable insights into both the Japanese and American points of view and demonstrate why people on both sides feel the need to remember Pearl Harbor.  Many people today still remember the infamous morning of December 7, 1941. Compelling narrative laced with first-person accounts from both American and Japanese survivors combines with dramatic archival images and a brief overview to paint a vivid portrait of what it was like to have witnessed, participated in, and lived through the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Download Remember Pearl Harbor: American and Japanese Survivors Tell Their Stories epub
ISBN: 0792266900
ISBN13: 978-0792266907
Category: Children
Subcategory: History
Author: Thomas B. Allen
Language: English
Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books (May 1, 2001)
Pages: 64 pages
ePUB size: 1959 kb
FB2 size: 1678 kb
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 763
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Arashitilar
Fabulous information and stories for kids!
Hidden Winter
If you have children that are history buff's like mine, they will love this!
Umi
Very good book...
Adokelv
Great book for our museum display lots of good information
Malodora
Great Magazine!!
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Arashigore
This is a great book for children however it has a couple of factual errors...I gave it to my grandson.
Meri
This book has limited information about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, but the information it does have is good. Testimonials are included from both American and Japanese survivors of the attack. Of particular interest to me was the story of Kichiji Dewa, a crew member of the submarine I-16. He describes the launching of a midget submarine that they were carrying on their deck. Pilot Haruo Yoshino's story of his torpedo attack on the USS Oklahoma is informative as well. Also mentioned in the book is Kazuo Sakamaki, a crew member of one of the midget submarines that tried to enter Pearl Harbor. Sakamaki's submarine was damaged and lost its way. After spending many hours trying to enter the harbor, Sakamaki and his other crew member were forced to abandon their submarine. The crewman died, but Sakamaki made it to shore where he was captured by an American soldier. Sakamaki became the first Japanese prisoner of World War II.
This book is very short, but it does contain some good information, and the pictures and maps are very good. This is a good introductory book about Pearl Harbor, but I would recommend something larger for a more complete analysis of the attack.