|aPearl Harbor :|bthe U.S. enters World War II /|cSteve Dougherty.
|aThe U.S. enters World War II
|aThe U.S. enters World War Two
|aNew York :|bFranklin Watts,|cc2010.
|a64 p. :|bill. (some col.), col. maps ;|c23 cm.
|a24/7, goes to war
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 59, 64) and index.
|aIntroduction: Gathering storm -- They struck at dawn: It was a quiet Sunday morning in Pearl Harbor. Then suddenly the sky was filled with Japanese warplanes -- Fighting back: Japanese fighter planes swooped down out of the sky, their guns blazing. Disregarding their own safety, hundreds of U.S. soldiers, sailors, and airmen fought back -- Saving lives: As Pearl Harbor burned, medical teams and rescue workers worked frantically to find survivors and save the wounded -- Afterword: U.S. enters the war -- Timeline -- Resources -- Dictionary -- Index -- About this book.
|aDescribes the Japanese surprise attack on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, which resulted in the deaths of more than 2, 000 American officers and servicemen and an immediate declaration of war on Japan.
|aPearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941|vJuvenile literature.
|aWorld War, 1939-1945|xCauses|vJuvenile literature.
Discover how the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor impacted the rest of the World War II.This book describes the Japanese surprise attack on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, which resulted in the deaths of more than 2,000 American officers and servicemen and an immediate declaration of war on Japan.