By: BAILEY, BETH AND DAVID FARBER (EDITORS).
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence: 2019.:
Edition: Beth Bailey and David Farber
Seller ID: 95370X1
Condition: Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand new book.
In the United States, December 7, 1941, may live in infamy, in President Franklin D. Roosevelt's phrase, but for most Americans the date's significance begins and ends with the attack on Pearl Harbor. On December 8 (December 7 on the other side of the International Date Line) Japanese military forces hit eight major targets, all but one on western colonial possessions and military outposts in the Pacific: Kota Bharu on the northeast coast of Malaya (now Malaysia); Thailand, the one site not claimed by a western power; Pearl Harbor, O'ahu; Singapore, key to the defense of Britain's Asian empire... View More...