U.S. At War: One Year Later

The nation now knew the truth, and had seen the soul-sickening photographs, of the Navy catastrophe which introduced it to World War II at Pearl Harbor (see p. 75). The story was the tale of a shocking disaster. But mostly the nation took the facts with a quiet feeling of relief and wonderment: that a nation pushed so close to the abyss could a year later be fighting with increasing success all over the globe.


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