Monday, November 21, 2011

December 1941

"December 1941" by Craig Shirley is the most interesting history book I've ever read. This book isn't just a historical account of the events surrounding World War 2 in December 1941. This book actually reads more like an actual story, as Shirley dives into the economic, social, and financial atmosphere of the United States, day by day, from December 1st, before the Pearl Harbor attack, through December 31st. It's really interesting to read, to understand how the Pearl Harbor attack was a pivotal moment that changed our country forever. Each chapter of this book is one day in December 1941, with facts about the war, explanations of the events going on in the United States, and the attitude of Americans. I found this to be an extremely insightful look at not only the war itself, but the way that our country and people were so changed by Pearl Harbor. It is a fascinating read, and I would highly recommend it.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Thomas Nelson Publishers as part of their book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements

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