Tag: Attack of Pearl Harbor


  • Football and Pearl Harbor

    While it’s tempting to visualize the entire nation coming to a stunned standstill the moment the first bombs dropped on Pearl Harbor, that was actually not the case. As thousands of men at the American naval base and nearby airfields on...

  • Pearl Harbor and the Visiting Football Teams

    The political climate between the United States and Japan was tense when a group of college athletes from two football teams set out from California to Hawaii in November 1941, but there was no indication of the horrors they would be...