On December 7, 1941, the United States was drawn into World War II when the Japanese Imperial Navy launched a massive military strike on US and British installations across the Pacific. Learn more about the planning, execution, and aftermath of this audacious and ultimately unsuccessful plan. Hamish Lutris, Associate Professor of History at Capital Community College, shares his knowledge with adults and teens. Registration recommended.
About the presenter:
Hamish Lutris is an Associate Proessor of History at Capital Community College in Hartford, Connecticut. He has worked in some of America's premier natural and historical sites, leading hiking and historical programs. He has also lectured extensively in the United States, Europe, and Canada, presenting programs on wide-ranging historical topics, including Native American history, the Civil War, scientific history, social and cultural history, World War I, World War II, and the American West.