Dec. 7, 1941: the day the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor

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Wings Books, Sep 23, 1991 - History - 493 pages
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Before dawn breaks over the Pacific, young Japanese pilots don the scarfs of ancient warriors--and in the early light of Sunday morning an American radarman picks up an approaching air force, only to be told by his superiors that the planes are U.S. B-27s. A few hours later, Pearl Harbor is in flames, and America's naval fleet lies in bloodied ruins...

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Prange served during World War II as an officer in the naval reserve and, during the occupation of Japan, served in the General Headquarters as a civilian. He was chief of General Douglas McArthur's G-2 Historical Section and director of the Military History Section. He taught history at the University of Maryland from 1937 until his death.

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