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With Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day coming up tomorrow, December 7th, I thought I’d put together a quick “The Best…” list of useful resources.  I know it’s a bit late, but at least you can use it for planning next year.

Here are my picks, not in order of preference, of The Best Sites For Learning About Pearl Harbor (and that are accessible to English Language Learners):

EL Civics has A Pearl Harbor Day Lesson, including online resources and reproducible hand-outs.

The Attack on Pearl Harbor: A Map-based Exhibition

The National Park Service has many good photos of the Arizona Memorial and ones that were taken on the day of the attack.

You can find the transcript and audio, along with images, of President Roosevelt’s “Infamy” speech at the History Place.

Pearl Harbor, 69 years ago today is a series of photos from The Boston Globe’s Big Picture.

World War II: Pearl Harbor is a photo gallery from The Atlantic.

Here’s a short video from The History Channel.

The New York Times Learning Network has a useful lesson plan.

Pearl Harbor 70th anniversary is a photo gallery from The Boston Globe.

Pearl Harbor commemorations – in pictures is from The Guardian.

Amazing images that show America’s steely resolve in bitter aftermath of Pearl Harbor is from The Mail Online.


PEARL HARBOR’S CHILDREN is from the Associated Press.

Here’s a map with links to stories from Pearl Harbor survivors.

Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary is a photo gallery from The Boston Globe.

US and Japan reinforce ‘alliance of hope’ as leaders meet at Pearl Harbor is from The Guardian.

As always, feedback is welcome.

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