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 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 2 days 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 1 month ago by David H. Thomasson
Great book and even though it's written a ways back, it's excellent in the details. Definately recommendPublished 3 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 3 months ago by Colleen B. Reep
The author goes into to much detail, before getting to the intended point in each chapter.Published 4 months ago by tony farinella
A real 5 Star book about the attack on Pearl Harbor as seen by the combatants. Loaded with historical content supported by an extensive bibliography and numerous foot notes. Read morePublished 6 months ago by M. Carter
Note – This review is base on the original version of the 1981 book (in this case a 1983 third reprinting of the trade paperback) which is identical to the more modern 1991 60th... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Metallurgist
I am a ww II history teacher and it is considered the best book n the raid of pearl harbor. I will ise excerpts in my class and it is on my suggested reading list for my studentsPublished 11 months ago by pj