Table of Contents


Chapter 1. The Path to War
An overview of events leading up to the Japanese decision to launch a surprise air attack upon the United States Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii.

Chapter 2. Pearl Harbor
A minute-by-minute description of the attack on the morning of Sunday, 7 December 1941 including the sinking or damage of all eight American battleships. The history ends with events in Washington, DC and the military and political recriminations after the attack.

Chapter 3. Battlefield Tour
Sites to be seen on the island of Oahu are described by area - Pearl Harbor - Honolulu - Central Oahu - North Shore - East Shore - and West Shore. The descriptions include addresses and opening hours of the various museums and GPS coordinates of each location.