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Pearl Harbor

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Definition Hawaiian harbor where U.S. naval base was surprise attacked by the Japanese on 7 Dec 1941
  • In less than two hours over Pearl Harbor, Japan mauled America's navy and killed more than 2,400 people.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults
Pearl Harbor = Hawaiian harbor where U.S. naval base was surprise attacked by the Japanese on 7 Dec 1941
  • Oahu was still ringing from the Pearl Harbor attack.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults
  • Japan has attacked Pearl Harbor.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults
  • Below, Pearl Harbor, headquarters of the United States Pacific Fleet, was beginning to stir.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults
  • Behind him, 180 warplanes, emblazoned with Japan's red circle emblem, dove for Pearl Harbor.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults
  • While thousands of men would later be sought, this preliminary list included those accused of the worst crimes, including Hideki Tojo, mastermind of Pearl Harbor and the enslavement of POWs.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults
  • President Roosevelt said in a statement today that the Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, from the air.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • The Japanese began the war from the air at Pearl Harbor.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • Though I believe Pearl Harbor itself would have passed by them tonight, intent as they were on devouring the manioc.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • It was like the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor again.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • Two of them had enlisted right after Pearl Harbor, and one had gone to work at the Sparrows Point Shipyard, and a couple more had been drafted.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • I was flabbergasted when the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor brought us into the war at the end of 1941.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • I thought they interned all Quackenbushes the day after Pearl Harbor.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • It was like being born in Germany after World War II, being from Japan after Pearl Harbor, or America after Hiroshima.
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
  • Kennedy once noted that "the only two dates that most people remember where they were was Pearl Harbor and the death of President Roosevelt."
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Reminds me of Pearl Harbor Day.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • The whole continent is in shock about the Pearl Harbor bombing.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • How old were you at Pearl Harbor?
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • About as well as Pearl Harbor.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • Japan has attacked Pearl Harbor.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken

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