“Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 – a date which will live in infamy – the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” (Franklin Roosevelt, US President, Washington D.C., addressing the Full Congress, Dec 8th, 1941.)

“The bloody Japs have just bombed the f*ck out of Pearl Harbour!” (Fru Athelwaite, corn farmer, addressing husband Herb, Indiana, Dec 8th, 1941)