80 years ago from December 7th, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor Hawaii, marking the start of World War II for America. Remember this tragedy and the monumental events it set into motion with a book about WWII, or find a WWII Veteran yourself and share some time with them. Titles suggested by Jim Grzelak, Library Assistant in Circulation.
Based on exclusive interviews with more than thirty survivors, “Undefeated” tells the courageous story of the outnumbered American soldiers and airmen who stood against invading Japanese forces in the Philippines at the beginning of World War II, and continued to resist through three harrowing years as POWs.
The dramatic account of one of America’s most celebrated– and controversial–military campaigns: the Doolittle Raid.
Draws on eyewitness accounts and primary sources to describe the first months of World War II in the Pacific, after the U.S. Navy suffered the worst defeat in its history at Pearl Harbor.
Draws on interviews with veterans and primary sources to present a narrative account of the pivotal World War II campaign, chronicling the three-month effort to gain control of Guadalcanal as a battle that taught the U.S. Navy and Marines new approaches to warfare.