Documenting History: Oral History Project

A Day of Infamy: Pearl Harbor Through the Eyes of Michael (Mickey) Ganitch

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Title

A Day of Infamy: Pearl Harbor Through the Eyes of Michael (Mickey) Ganitch

Subject

oral history
Pearl Harbor
WWII
World War II
military history

Description

The purpose of this oral history project is to learn about and experience Pearl Harbor through the eyes of Pearl Harbor survivor, Michael (Mickey) Ganitch. The images that Mr. Ganitch witnessed and the emotions that Mr. Ganitch felt on December ?1h, 1941 are perspectives that cannot be taught through written accounts of the day. Mr. Ganitch provides an in-depth account of the attack on Pearl Harbor that brings to life the morning of December 7th, from the surprise, to the response, to the aftermath. Mr. Ganitch's story is historically relevant because it offers insight into an event that forever changed him, his shipmates, and the United States.

Creator

Finian Gallagher

Source

American Century Project

Publisher

St. Andrew's Episcopal School

Date

February 14, 2017

Contributor

Alex Haight

Format

76 : bound ; 28 cm. + 1 USB.

Language

English

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Finian Gallagher

Interviewee

Michael (Mickey) Ganitch

Files

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fgallagherohp2017.pdf

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Citation

Finian Gallagher , “A Day of Infamy: Pearl Harbor Through the Eyes of Michael (Mickey) Ganitch,” Documenting History: Oral History Project, accessed January 20, 2021, http://documentinghistory.org/items/show/33.

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