Remembering Pearl Harbor. Interesting historical footnote: the USS Phoenix (CL-46) was at Pearl that day and escaped the attack unscathed. She was eventually sold to Argentina and renamed the ARA General Belgrano. After almost 3 decades of service with Argentina, she was sunk on 2 May 1982 by the British submarine HMS Conqueror during the Falklands War. Conqueror is the only nuclear-powered submarine to ever engage an enemy vessel in actual combat.
Making ration cakes wasn’t the only activity we have done to study about the affects of rationing during our World War II homeschool history unit study. The other thing I did was to use something unique we have in our family to help Tiny understand what his great-grandparents went through during wartime. Grab these free minibooks: Life During the War & Pearl Harbor | Tina's Dynamic Homeschool Plus.