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May 2005

Pearl Harbor Raid
Informative site with many photographs of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack.
Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

This site from the U.S. Department of the Navy presents a detailed account of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor including a large selection of pictures.
The layout is simple with all areas of the site linked from the overview page. Pictures can be enlarged for better viewing.

American History teachers, students and history buffs will find lots of information and hundreds of photographs of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Photographs and descriptions of all seven battleships that were moored along Battleship Row that morning show how the ships were taken out of action. Also pictured and discussed are the attacks off Ford island, attacks in the Navy yard, attacks on airfields and aerial combat, Japanese aircraft and midget submarines used in the raid, the aftermath of the raid, and post attack ship salvage. The last section of the site offers views related to the remembrance of the attack. The text of all the articles features hyperlinks that takes users to more specific information.


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