Historian Mark Albertson returns to New Canaan Library to discuss a defining moment in American history. Join him for a talk on the bombing of Pearl Harbor and how it marked America's official entrance into the second World War. The event takes place on Tuesday, December 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Adrian Lamb Room. Please register online at newcanaanlibrary.org.
December 7, 1941, The Day of Infamy: America enters the global conflict which would lead to the demise of European colonialism and the advent of the Cold War. December 1941 was the turning point of the conflict; and Pearl Harbor, together with the Soviet Army’s victory over Hitler’s forces at Moscow, charted the course of the eventual defeat of the Axis Powers
Mark Albertson is a historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine. He is also the historian for the Army Aviation Association of America. Mark is a long time member of the United States Naval Institute. He has authored several books, and currently teaches history at Norwalk Community College.