Peter Kuznick is professor of history and director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University.
Together they co-authored the documentary film and book series titled The Untold History of the United States. The question is both interesting and relevant at a time when Japan experiences a military resurgence and America's provocative Asia "pivot" is being rethought by the incoming and often unpredictable Trump administration.
Pacific War Historical Society presents an illustrated history of the Pacific War from Pearl Harbor to Guadalcanal, and addresses Japanese war crimes, 1937-45, and the atomic bombing of Japan.
by the War Times Journal, an on-line magazine which covers all periods of military history and military science.
HTM This series of four social studies lesson plans (designed for fifth-grade students) is based on the book The Bracelet, which tells about the sadness a young girl named Emi feels when she learns her family is being sent to a prison camp for Japanese-Americans. This lesson introduces students to the reasons why the United States became involved in World War II and asks them to consider the reasons Japan decided to attack Pearl Harbor.
Includes a detailed interactive map showing the events at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.It dedicates itself to combating "history by sound bites." The primary means of finding documents is to use the “search” feature located near the top of the main page. Navajo code talkers took part in every assault the U. Marines conducted in the Pacific from 1942 to 1945.The Pearl Harbor attack, however, was only partly successful.Though Japanese forces caused significant damage to the US Fleet and killed 2,335 US troops and 68 civilians, their attack was not fatal.The lesson is designed for Grade 11 students and offers links to California Standards. three-lesson unit provides students with historical knowledge of the San Francisco Peace Treaty and the global issues that influenced its signatories in 1951. lesson plan and associated reading addresses the development and actions of the Military Intelligence Service from 1941 to 1945.The 6,000 Nisei (second generation Japanese Americans) linguists of the MIS were attached to units deployed at all strategic locations in the Pacific.Each essay's first part analyzes the principal images or perceptions that people currently have about kamikaze pilots.The second part explores the most important sources of these images.