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Remembering Pearl Harbor

The 70th Anniversary of the Day of Infamy

 
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  • Pearl Harbor: FDR Leads the Nation into War

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Steven M. Gillon
    • Narrated By John Pruden
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt famously called December 7, 1941, "a date which will live in infamy." History would prove him correct; the events of that day - when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor - ended the Great Depression, changed the course of FDR's presidency, and swept America into World War II. In Pearl Harbor, acclaimed historian Steven M. Gillon provides a vivid, minute-by-minute account of Roosevelt's skillful leadership in the wake of the most devastating military assault in American history. FDR proved both decisive and deceptive, inspiring the nation....

    David says: "How everything became suddenly very simple"
  • Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Ian W. Toll
    • Narrated By Grover Gardner
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    On the first Sunday in December 1941, an armada of Japanese warplanes appeared suddenly over Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and devastated the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Six months later, in a sea fight north of the tiny atoll of Midway, four Japanese aircraft carriers were sent into the abyss. Pacific Crucible tells the epic tale of these first searing months of the Pacific war, when the U.S. Navy shook off the worst defeat in American military history and seized the strategic initiative.

    Mike From Mesa says: "Astonishingly good."
  • Pearl Harbor Christmas: A World at War, December 1941

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Stanley Weintraub
    • Narrated By Malcolm Hillgartner
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    Christmas 1941 came little more than two weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor. The shock - in some cases overseas, elation - was worldwide. While Americans attempted to go about celebrating as usual, the reality of the just-declared war was on everybody’s mind. United States troops on Wake Island were battling a Japanese landing force and, in the Philippines, losing the fight to save Luzon. In Japan, the Pearl Harbor strike force returned to Hiroshima Bay and toasted its sweeping success.

    albert says: "not quite as advertised"
  • Pearl Harbor

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Newt Gingrich, William Forstchen
    • Narrated By William Dufris
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    After their New York Times best-selling series on the American Civil War, Newt Gingrich and William Forstchen now turn to the events leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and examine how different decisions might have profoundly changed the history that unfolded.

    Book and Movie Lover says: "History with a twist"
  • Trapped at Pearl Harbor: Escape from the Battleship Oklahoma

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs)
    • By Stephen Bower Young
    • Narrated By Tim Murphy
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    Author Stephen Young - a seaman on the battleship Oklahoma when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor - recounts his terrifying experience with incredible realism.

    Joseph says: "Unwritten history"
  • Days of Infamy

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Newt Gingrich, William R. Forstchen
    • Narrated By William Dufris
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    Pearl Harbor is in utter chaos after the unexpected third strike by Imperial Japanese Naval Air Forces, ordered into the attack by Admiral Yamamoto. A victory has been achieved, but is it total victory? Yamamoto is horrified to discover that the Foreign Ministry office of his government has utterly failed in their promise to insure that a proper declaration of war be delivered to America prior to the opening of hostilities.

    Ken says: "Wonderful"
  • World War II in the Pacific: Pearl Harbor to Nagasaki

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated By Peter J. Fernandez
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    World War II in the Pacific: Pearl Harbor to Nagasaki tells the story of Iwo Jima and the long war in the Pacific, the people who affected its direction, and the many places that suffered from war yet survived and went on to prosper in peace. From General MacArthur and President Truman to Emperor Hirohito, the key players in the Pacific Theatre are profiled.

    James Parker says: "Choppy"
  • From Pearl Harbor to Calvary

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Mitsuo Fuchida
    • Narrated By Karl Choi
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    Mitsuo Fuchida was a captain in the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service who is perhaps best known for leading the first air wave attacks on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Fuchida was responsible for the coordination of the entire aerial attack working under the overall fleet commander Vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo. After World War II ended, Fuchida became an evangelist and Christian preacher, and frequently traveled to the United States to minister to the Japanese expatriate community.

    Raymond Kirkpatrick says: "interesting historical connections"
  • Weedflower

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Cynthia Kadohata
    • Narrated By Kimberly Farr
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    Twelve-year-old Sumiko feels her life has been made up of two parts: before Pearl Harbor and after it. The good part and the bad part. Raised on a flower farm in California, Sumiko is used to being the only Japanese girl in her class. Even when the other kids tease her, she always has had her flowers and family to go home to. That all changes after the horrific events of Pearl Harbor.

    tracy says: "A book of starting over and regrowth"
  • World War II: The Pacific

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By The History Channel
    • Narrated By Fritz Weaver, Edward Herrmann
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    From Pearl Harbor to Japanese prison camps, this program tells the story of the Pacific theater of World War II, as only The History Channel can. A must for any history buff's collection.

  • Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor / Hiroshima / 9-11 / Iraq

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By John W. Dower
    • Narrated By Kevin Foley
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    Dower examines the cultures of war revealed by four powerful events - Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, 9/11, and the invasion of Iraq in the name of a war on terror. The list of issues examined and themes explored is wide-ranging: failures of intelligence and imagination, wars of choice and "strategic imbecilities", faith-based secular thinking as well as more overtly holy wars, the targeting of noncombatants, and the almost irresistible logic - and allure - of mass destruction.

    Anthony says: "Dower does it again"
  • FDR's Day of Infamy Speech

    • ORIGINAL (9 mins)
    • By Franklin D. Roosevelt
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    "Yesterday, December 7, 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."

  • Murder at Pearl Harbor

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Jim Walker
    • Narrated By Richard Ferrone
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    The Mysteries in Time series recreates some of the most dramatic events in American history and infuses them with an intriguing spiritual dimension. In November, 1941, U.S. Naval intelligence intercepts Japanese plans to attack Pearl Harbor. When Aki Kawa, one of the language specialists who deciphered the plans, is murdered, it is up to her colleague, Gwen Williams, to find out what Aki really discovered before her death.

  • Double Cross Blind

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Joel N. Ross
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
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    It is seven days before the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor. Days that are numbered for Sondegger, a Nazi spy captured in London while on a mission to take down the Twenty Committee, a German network of spies the British have turned.

    Luis says: "Like It"
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