Remembering Pearl Harbor

Dec. 7, 1941
A photograph of the attack on Pearl Harbor taken from a Japanese plane.
Photo Courtesy of the U.S. Naval Historical Center

On Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese warplanes attacked the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor, killing nearly 2,400 Americans and marking the entry of the United States into World War II.

American RadioWorks Executive Producer Stephen Smith has been listening to some audio recordings from those first days of war. He joins Midday to talk about what Americans heard back in 1941.

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