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December 1941

December 1941 31 Days that Changed America and Saved the World

By Craig Shirley
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.98 Stars

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On 1/28 Paul Gardner wrote: This book covers the 31 days of December 1941 revolving around the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and resultant entry of the USA into the second world war. The author quotes headlines from newspapers and relates trivial detail such as classified advertisements to give a feel of life in America just ... It Surprised Me

Paul's Rating:

3 Stars

On 9/25 John Nielsen wrote: This fact filled book, written by Craig Shirley, takes the unique approach of detailing each day in the month of December, 1941. Sources include newspaper articles, magazine highlights, snippets from popular culture from Hollywood, radio and commerce and politics, to name a few. Reading this book was ... A Historian's Candy Store

John's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/11 Jerry Haas wrote: This book, by Craig Shirley, is one that I recommend only because I am proud to have known many men and women who lived fought and sacrificed during the war won by our greatest generation. Day by day, the author walks us through the events that some say changed our world forever. Yes, the greatest generation ... December 1941 - 31 Days that changed America and saved the world

Jerry's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/30 Andrew Comings wrote: History is much more than dates and names. It is people, events, lives. Many history books tend to lean too far one way or another--either they get lost in facts and figures, or they get so caught up in the "personal aspect" that they lose the big picture. In his book December, 1941--31 Days that ... Book Review: December, 1941--31 Days that Changed America and Saved the World

Andrew's Rating:

3 Stars

On 8/24 Jennee Thompson wrote: December 7, 1941 is a date that stands out to most people of a certain age. It was the 9/11 of their time, a day when Hawaii was unexpectedly attacked, and it was an attack that got the United States involved in World War II. Craig Shirley took a different look at the attack of Pearl Harbor. He explored ... December 1941 Review

Jennee's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/16 Adventist Homemaker wrote: I have nothing to say that hasn't already been said. Terrible editing that yanks you out of the narrative. A supposedly inaccurate portrayal of history. I stopped reading the book half way through because of all the criticisms of historical accuracy. If I am going to study history, I am going to study ... A bit of randomness

Adventist Homemaker's Rating:

2 Stars

On 8/15 Matt Graf wrote: "December 1941: 31 Days That Changed America and Saved the World" by Craig Shirley is an interesting read for anyone who has more than a passing interest in World War II. If you are a history buff, or just enjoy digging deeper into past events, this book will be of interest. Even before reading this ... December 1941: 31 Days That Changed America And Saved The World

Matt's Rating:

3 Stars

On 8/6 Cody Shepherd wrote: I received this book free from Thomas Nelson’s Book Blogging Program called BookSneeze in exchange for my honest review. The book that I received to review is the massively huge and extensive 656 page “December 1941: 31 Days that Changed America and Saved the World” a hardcover book by the esteemed ... Book Review of December 1941: 31 Days that Changed America and Saved The World

Cody Shepherd's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/30 Logan Crumrine wrote: Two words can easy sum up this work, poorly written. I was excited to read this account of December 1941. As a student of the Pacific conflict of WWII I have to say that I had set high expectations for this book. Unfortunately this book did not live up to any of them. Poorly written, edited and proofed, ... December 1941

Logan's Rating:

2 Stars

On 6/12 Edward Lewis wrote: The concept of a thorough analysis of the facts and foibles leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor is an enticing one. Mr.Shirley clearly did a lot of research and many of the facts and insights relating to the news media of the day are interesting. However, his execution fell short of his ... DECEMBER 1941

Edward's Rating:

3 Stars