Pearl Harbor


This site is intended as a starting point for those interested in finding further information about the attack on the Internet.  The Government Documents Library also contains relevant materials in its historical print and microfiche collections.


Government Websites

The Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 December 1941, from the Naval Historical Center

USS Arizona Memorial

Today in History: December 7, 1941 (from the Library of Congress’s American Memory project)


Online Government Documents

U.S. Air Force. A Brief Summary of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese Attack on Air Force Installations in Hawaii, 2000.

U.S. Congress. Report of the Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack, 1946 (from–the public’s library).

Submerged Cultural Resources Unit, National Park Service. Submerged Cultural Resources Study: USS Arizona Memorial and Pearl Harbor National Historic Landmark, 1989 (from the University of Arizona).

History and Museums Division, U.S. Marine Corps. Infamous Day:  Marines at Pearl Harbor, 1992.


Other Online Resources

University of Arizona’s USS Arizona site

ibiblio. World War II Resources: Primary Source Materials on the Web