dl-online - The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, propelling Americans into World War II. The conflict turned the world upside down with changes virtually everywhere. Americans mobilized an army and everyday citizens did their part on the home front. The chaos closer to the epicenter of the war was astounding. Accounts of the devastation and human costs came from every corner of the world in the form of books and movies. Your library’s collection of World War II materials is extensive, with two of our newer items on Pearl Harbor listed below.