Readers are provided with a background on the attack on Pearl Harbor, plus coverage of controversies surrounding the attack. Essay sources include Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Western Defense Command of the U.S. Army, Giichi Nakahara, and Yujin Yaguchi. The last chapter shares first-hand accounts that will compel your readers to want to learn more about this event and further develop their own opinions. A veteran describes the attack and the aftermath, and a seaman accounts the sinking of the U.S.S. Arizona. A Japanese American citizen describes internment and his decision to join the Army.