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A Date Which Will Live in Infamy
"Yesterday, December 7th, 1941 -- a date which will live in infamy -- the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan."
-Franklin D. Roosevelt, Pearl Harbor Address to the Nation, delivered 8 December 1941, Washington, D.C.
Pearl Harbor By the Numbers
Pearl Harbor History (PearlHarbor.org)
Pearl Harbor was the site of an event that changed not only the United States but the world. Learn about the history of and the attack on Pearl Harbor, as well as how Pearl Harbor is memorialized today.
Remembering Pearl Harbor Interactive Map (National Geographic)
Zoom in on Pearl Harbor on Sunday, December 7, 1941—a "date which shall live in infamy"—with an interactive map, eyewitness accounts, a timeline, and in-depth stories.
Pearl Harbor Attack (Naval History and Heritage Command Naval History and Heritage Command)
An official site of the U.S. Navy, this web resource provides an abundance of historical information on the Pearl Harbor attack, as well as digital and remembrance resources.
After the Day of Infamy: "Man-on-the-Street" Interviews Following the Attack on Pearl Harbor (Library of Congress)
Presents approximately twelve hours of opinions recorded in the days and months following the bombing of Pearl Harbor from more than two hundred individuals in cities and towns across the United States.
Military Resources: World War II (National Archives)
From the National Archives, an extensive list of links to resources related to World War II. Resources include magazine articles, digital images, video and sound clips, eyewitness accounts, government documents, and more.
Take A Closer Look: America Goes to War (National World War II Museum)
The National WWII Museum tells the story of the American experience in the war that changed the world so that all generations will understand the price of freedom and be inspired by what they learn. This guide is one of many "Research Starters" providing introductory information on a variety of topics related to the war.
Multimedia (Require MyLakeland Login)
Remembering Pearl Harbor (Films on Demand)
From this unimaginable hell came survivors of the attack. More than half a century has passed, yet the events of that day are as vividly painted in their memories as were the flames of Pearl Harbor against the morning sky. That was December 7, 1941. These are their stories. The stories of heroes from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army and U.S. Marines.
Pearl Harbor: Legacy of Attack (Films on Demand)
In the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, thousands of American servicemen were left dead, nearly two dozen U.S. warships were sunk, and hundreds of airplanes were damaged or destroyed. In this classic program, Robert Ballard conducts an underwater investigation; World War II historian Stephen Ambrose provides historical insight; and three survivors of the attack give harrowing eyewitness accounts of the events of December 7, 1941, “a date which will live in infamy.” A National Geographic Production.
Dan Rather Remembers Pearl Harbor (Films on Demand)
Seventy years after the United States was launched into World War II, veteran reporter Dan Rather returns to Hawaii to explore the day that will live in infamy and how its meaning has changed with the passage of time. This special report is not one story, but a collection of many.
Databases (Require MyLakeland Login)
America: History and Life
Index covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present, with indexing for 1,700 journals from 1964 to present.
Films on Demand
Allows users to view streaming videos from more than 20,000+ educational titles in dozens of subject areas. Special features allow users the ability to organize and bookmark clips, share playlists, personalize folders and manage their entire collection
Index and abstracts to articles covering world history from 1450 to present (excluding U.S. and Canada).
Pearl Harbor - Dec. 7, 1941
Original Pearl Harbor News Footage
Day of Infamy: FDR and Pearl Harbor
World War II in HD: Attack on Pearl Harbor