Remembering the Announcement of the Attack on Pearl Harbor
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: New September 2022! Three World War II veterans recall where they were, how they felt, and how people reacted when they heard that Pearl Harbor had been attacked.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: US History-145**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • The three veterans tell where they were when they heard about the attack on Pearl Harbor. Make a list of historic events and interview parents, neighbors, relatives and others about where they were, how they heard and what they thought when they first learned of events on your list.

To learn more about the Battle of the Bulge, check out the full program this segment is edited from: History in the First Person: Veterans Day 2014 Program 2 – World War II and the Battle of the Bulge.

*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.