Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor was a generation-defining moment that launched the Second World War. Click here for a comprehensive guide to Pearl Harbor or scroll down to see more posts.


Operation Snow: Cast of Characters

Operation Snow: Cast of Characters

The following is an excerpt from John Koster’s Operation Snow: How a Soviet Mole in FDR’s White House Triggered Pearl Harbor. Using recently declassified evidence from U.S. archives and newly translated sources from Japan and Russia, it presents new...
Pearl Harbor: Operation Snow

Pearl Harbor: Operation Snow

  The following is an excerpt from John Koster’s Operation Snow: How a Soviet Mole in FDR’s White House Triggered Pearl Harbor. Using recently declassified evidence from U.S. archives and newly translated sources from Japan and Russia, it presents new...
Why Did Japan Attack Pearl Harbor?

Why Did Japan Attack Pearl Harbor?

After more than 75 years, the question remains for students of the history of World War Two: Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor? The Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 directly caused America’s entry to WW2 which led to the eventual launch of the atomic...
Who Was President During Pearl Harbor?

Who Was President During Pearl Harbor?

Who Was President During Pearl Harbor? Franklin D Roosevelt was president of the United States on December 7, 1941 when the Japanese conducted an attack on Pearl Harbor. This attack caused America’s entry into World War 2. Roosevelt Expected an Attack Roosevelt...
When was Pearl Harbor?

When was Pearl Harbor?

When was Pearl Harbor? A Breakdown of the Attack   The Attack on Pearl Harbor took place during World War Two, almost halfway through the war, on the 7th of December, 1941, in the morning hours (in Japan, it was December 8). This military strike was a surprise...
Attack on Pearl Harbor

Attack on Pearl Harbor

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a brief affair, lasting only a couple of hours, but it stunned America, which did not expect such advanced naval and aviation strategy from the Japanese military. The attack led to America’s involvement in World War Two and...
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