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Contents

Newspaper cartoons reflect the country's anger
6
World War, 1939-1945 (Caricatures and cartoons)
Day of wrath
11
United States
America goes to war
13
World War, 1939-1945 (Campaigns and battles, Pacific, United States)
War declared, united nation faces foes
18
Declaration of war
Killed in action
22
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
Story of Christ in Chinese art
40
Luke CH'EN, Jesus Christ (Art), LU HUNG NIEN., Painting, Chinese
Transport to Hawaii
50
Transportation, Military
This is now a worldwide war
53
World War, 1939-1945
Submarine torpedo sinks the famous Ark Royal
54
Warships (Great Britain)
Pacific battlefield covers half the planet
58
World War, 1939-1945 (Campaigns and battles, Pacific)

U.S. seizes the Normandie
24
Normandie (Steamship), Right of angary
Defenders of Philippines: native and American garrison on war's eve
26
Philippines (Defenses)
We shoot down the first Japs: gunners from New Mexico meet attack on Philippine field
29
World War, 1939-1945 (Philippines)
Japanese planes
36
Airplanes, Military (Japan)
Pacific ocean
62
Ports, Pacific Ocean
Great Pacific war
74
Imaginary wars and battles, World War, 1939-1945 (Campaigns and battles, Pacific)
How to tell Japs from the Chinese
81
Chinese, Japanese
Life goes to a party at V.M.I.
84
Virginia Military Institute

Common terms and phrases