December 03, 2018 • History and the Highway
Pearl Harbor: A name that lives in honor, a date that lives in infamy
On December 7, 1941 the American Army and Navy base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii was attacked by the Imperial Japanese Navy which pulled the United States into World War 2. It was a national tragedy but also the dawn of a new age of awareness, intelligence and technological innovation. In this episode of History and the Highway, host Stan Ellsworth looks at the events that led up to the surprise attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor as well as how this infamous event forged the future of the United States as well as demonstrated the "unconquerable spirit" of the American people.