Remember Pearl Harbor Pin

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 11/22/2011

After the December 7, 1941, bombing of the military base at Pearl Harbor, Americans rallied around the war effort with the patriotic cry, "Remember Pearl Harbor." Thousands of buttons or lapel pins were distributed to remind Americans of the tragic event and to solidify the war efforts.

Measurements: overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 in x 1/4 in; 4.445 cm x 5.08 cm x .635 cm

Object ID: AF*82244M

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