Sunday, December 07, 2008

attack on Pearl Harbor

Here are images of the attack and times, including a bit of iconography. Sources are flickr and the LC's Prints & Photos Div, as indicated. Click to view full size. "December 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor, 16 years of age. Henry was home on furlough, He made this picture after we came back from church, just before we heard over the radio that the Japanese had attacked Pearl Harbor." Written by Nita (my maternal grandma) Pearl Harbor 12 by alice83642, Taken on December 7, 1941, Recently Found Photos Stored In An Old Brownie Camera. "Thought you might find these photo's very interesting, what quality from 1941." Pearl Harbor Photos found in an old Brownie stored in a foot locker. These Photos Are From A Sailor Who, Was On The USS QUAPAW ATF-11O.

LC P&P Div. Newspaper extra on December 7, 1941. Redding, California

LC P&P Div. Newspaper extra, December 7, 1941. Redding, California

LC P&P Div. Corner of Montgomery and Market Streets, Monday morning, December 8, 1941, after Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. San Francisco, California

LC P&P Div. President Roosevelt signing the declaration of war against Germany, Dec. 11, 1941

Untitled (Lower Manhattan seen from the S.S. Coamo leaving New York). Photograph by Jack Delano on assignment for the Farm Security Administration, December 1941. From the FSA-OWI collection at the U.S. Library of Congress.

Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965), 30 December 1941. Karsh photographed the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the Speaker’s Chamber, moments after his rousing speech in the Canadian Parliament. This “Roaring Lion” portrayal of a defiant wartime leader became one of Karsh’s most reproduced portraits, and defined the face of the Allied war effort. Library and Archives Canada, Yousuf Karsh Fonds, a215595

LC P&P Div. Photograph shows Joe DiMaggio, of the New York Yankees, about to kiss his signature baseball bat. Dec. 15, 1941.

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