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In Remembrance: Pearl Harbor

How did the nation react to the attack on Pearl Harbor? With audio recording technology, government fieldworkers preserved the emotions and opinions of men and women on the street in 1941. Today, we can still listen to them, thanks to the Library of Congress. FIND OUT MORE »

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Learn more about the attack

Screencapture, Beyond the Movie: Pearl Harbor

Explore the real stories, real heroes, real places, and real action underlying [...] »

ABMC Homepage, 2016

Features over 224,000 records of individuals buried or memorialized in ABMC [...] »

Photograph, U.S. Naval Base, Pearl Harbor, Coal Dock..., 1929, D. Franzen, LoC.

Listen to more than 12 hours of oral interviews taken in the first three months [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Explore ideas for teaching about acts of war

Photo, A young evacuee of Japanese ancestry. . . , 1942, NARA

What were the consequences of and motivations for Japanese American removal [...] »

Negative, Powder monkey by gun..., 1864-1865, Library of Congress

You don't have to wait until middle school to teach military history. [...] »

Photo, The Five of Hearts - Renault. . . , U.S. Army Center of Military History

The U.S. Armed Forces maintain multiple historical offices within each branch [...] »

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World War II

Browse materials on the wider war

Photo, Dressmaking class, 1943, Ansel Adams, Manzanar Relocation Center, Ca.

Ansel Adams's photographs preserve life at the Manzanar War Relocation Center [...] »

The age of nuclear warfare began on August 6, 64 years ago. [...] »

Poster, When You Ride Alone You Ride with Hitler. . . , 1941-1945, NARA

Explore American propaganda and advertising during the second world war. [...] »

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