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Pearl Harbor and the American spirit

the World War Two generation remembers the tragic event that transformed a nation


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Published by Xlibris in [Philadelphia] .
Written in English

  • Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 -- Personal narratives, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statement[edited by] Larry McCabe.
    GenrePersonal narratives, American.
    ContributionsMcCabe, Larry.
    LC ClassificationsD767.92 .P3924 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination604 p. :
    Number of Pages604
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3695144M
    ISBN 101413434045, 1413434037
    LC Control Number2003097187

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As a people we became unified on every front, from the front lines on land and sea, to day to day work and in the home. The dedication to freedom and justice for all did not waver for this generation.

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