For many Americans, the attack at Pearl Harbor is the single event most often associated with World War II. But what actually happened 77 years ago, Dec. 7, 1941? And what was the sequence of events that led Japan’s brutal aggression?
The Associated Press commemorates the events at Pearl Harbor with this 75th anniversary special edition that intricately explores the historic relationship between Japan and the United States and details the beginning of America’s involvement in WWII.
Featuring many rare and iconic photographs, as well as artifacts from the AP archives, “Pearl Harbor” is a tribute to the men and women who served in the Pacific Theater, and a salute to the bravery and courage epitomized on that historic day.