Craig Shirley Discusses His Book ‘December 1941’ at the Virginia Festival of the Book

Author Craig Shirley discusses his book, “December 1941: 31 Days that Changed America and Saved the World” at the 2014 Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville.

“December 1941” is a day by day account of political events and life on the homefront in the week before and the three weeks following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

Shirley drew on official documents, diaries, letters, newspaper reports, and other sources in his research.

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