Diligent, thorough, and evenhanded...At Dawn We Slept is the definitive account of Pearl Harbor. —Chicago Sun-Times
I'm again reading yet this book with great pleasure and interest.
The U.S. Navy, particularly the fleet that was moved to Pearl Harbor, stood in the way of Japan's own manifest destiny to conquer the lands of the South Pacific.
His book also includes detailed information about the attack itself, gleaned from interviews with those on both sides who actually participated in the event.
This book and the Miracle at Midway by the same author are excellent for fact and story telling. I had an uncle-in-law at Pearl Harbor who saw the original attack from a hotel... Read morePublished 5 days ago by LindaPage
I'm sure this is the most definitive work on Pearl Harbor out there, but for me it is an extremely hard read. But it definately covers everything about the subject.Published 21 days ago by Whirlygirl
This book is written by a local veteran who lived in Tuscaloosa AL. I discovered this upon his death and the new report that followed. I was glad to find the book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ohsweethome
A fascinating glimpse of history, and a reminder that freedom is not free and must be defended or it will be lost o tyranny.Published 3 months ago by David H. Thomasson
Great book and even though it's written a ways back, it's excellent in the details. Definately recommendPublished 4 months ago by Thomas G. Watkins
Wonderfully researched and written in detail. Maybe too much detail. It was a bit of a slog, though an important look at the disaster we know as Dec 7th, Pearl Harbor Day.Published 4 months ago by Colleen B. Reep
The author goes into to much detail, before getting to the intended point in each chapter.Published 6 months ago by tony farinella