Stock Image

The Attack on Pearl Harbor (Turning Points in US Military History)

Samuels, Charlie

2 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1482404117 / ISBN 13: 9781482404111
Published by Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2014
Used Condition: Good
From Better World Books (Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since August 3, 2006 Seller Rating 5-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 10.68 Convert Currency
Shipping: Free Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP90082001

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Attack on Pearl Harbor (Turning Points ...

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing

Publication Date: 2014

Book Condition:Good

About this title

Synopsis:

Examines the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in December of 1941, the event that impelled the United States into World War II.

From Booklist:

The day that lives in infamy gets a quick but impressively wide-ranging look in this volume of the Turning Points in U.S. Military History series. Samuels’ clear-eyed prose makes it easy to grasp the global trajectories leading to the surprise attack, which resulted from a slow ratcheting up of tensions between the U.S. and Japan. Chapters alternate swiftly between American and Japanese points of view, with Admiral Yamamoto emerging as a fascinating figure who, despite the bold assault, predicted Japan’s eventual loss. The graphic design is gritty but spacious, and staggering aerial photos taken by Japanese pilots are used to impressive effect. Short sidebars pull out further info on the Lend-Lease Act, Zero planes, and more, and the narrative smartly dovetails with the story of Japanese internment camps. An invigorating place to start for report writers. Grades 5-8. --Daniel Kraus

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

100% refunds guaranteed, no questions asked.


Shipping Terms:

We ship daily!

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express