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U.S. Time Periods » 1914-1945: World Wars

After the Day of Infamy

offers 12 hours of interviews recorded in the days and months following the bombing of Pearl Harbor from more than 200 individuals in cities and towns across the U.S. Audio and transcripts of the interviews are provided. (Library of Congress)

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Interesting Fact:

The first official word of the attack came from the ranking U.S. naval officer in Pearl Harbor in a dispatch to all major navy commands and fleet units. It said: AIR RAID ON PEARL HARBOR X THIS IS NOT DRILL.
Reading war news aboard streetcar. San Francisco, California. John Collier, December 1941. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

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