TITLE

DECEMBER 7, 1941

AUTHOR(S)
Stone, Ron
PUB. DATE
January 1984
SOURCE
Book of Texas Days;1984, p206
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book
ABSTRACT
A part of The Book of Texas Days, 1984, which chronicles the history of Texas, is presented. It deals with the effect of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on December 7, 1941 and the impact of Texas on the U.S. war effort. Texas became a prime training ground for the young men who would fly the planes, man the ships, and slug it out on the ground. As the struggle went on, Texas was to become a prime site for prisoner-of-war camps. At least 22,000 Texas men who went away to fight the war died in it.
ACCESSION #
21474894

 

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