The Lampion Glossary of Pearl Harbor
Author Daniel A. Martinez & Timothy J. Demy
Featuring more than 300 entries associated with the historic Japanese surprise attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7 1941, this book provides a ready reference to the ships, people, places, planes, and other matters of the battle.
Among the many entries are:
- USS Arizona (BB-39)
- Battleship Row
- First Wave
- “Infamy Speech”
- Kido Butai
- Midget submarines
- Niihau Incident
- USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
- “Tora, tora, tora”
Daniel Martinez, M.P.A., is a U.S. National Park Service Ranger and chief historian at the USS Arizona and World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument at Pearl Harbor. He also serves as an adjunct professor at the U.S. Naval War College. From 2002 to 2006, he was the creator, host, and historian in-residence for the Discovery Channel series, “Unsolved History.” He also worked on several Discovery Channel documentaries, including “Arizona: Death of a Battleship.”
Timothy J. Demy, Ph.D., is a professor at the U.S. Naval War College. He previously served as an officer in the U.S. Navy for 27 years. He is the author and co-author of numerous books and articles on a variety of topics in military history, ethics, religion, and security.