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Strategic Significance of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In honor of the 80th anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor, Mark Albertson will take a deep dive into the strategic significance of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor.

December 7, 1941 helped to change the course of not only American history, but that of the globe. In explanation of this phenomenon, this presentation will move beyond a simple rendition of the attack; as opposed to the why?

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About the Presenter

Mark Albertson is the historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine and is a long-time member of the United States Naval Institute. In addition, Mark teaches history at Norwalk Community College. His courses include: World War I and Iraq: Creation of Colonialism; A History, Vietnam; A History, World War I; The Turning Points of World War II; The Great Patriotic War: The Titanic Clash Between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union; and American Empire: Grand Republic to Corporate State. In May 2005, Mark was presented with a General Assembly Citation by both houses of the state legislature in Hartford for his effort in commemorating the centennial of battleship Connecticut.

Registration Information

Need help registering? Email Adult Programming at apstaff@darienlibrary.org.

You will receive an email confirming your registration after you register for the event.

Photo: "Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives." NARA # Photo #: 80-G-32457

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