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Another Date Which Will Live in Infamy

In The Death of Caesar by Barry StraussLeave a Comment

US President Franklin Roosevelt called December 7, 1941 “a date which will live in infamy.” On that day Japan launched its surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. It wasn’t the first December 7 to mark something awful. December 7, 45 B.C. probably found Cicero at his villa on the Bay of Naples outside Puteoli – he was certainly there a …

Barry StraussAnother Date Which Will Live in Infamy