Lunchbox Lecture

On Sunday, December 12, 1937, the US Navy gunboat Panay was attacked and sunk by Japanese bombers on the Yangtze River in Eastern China.

December 05 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Learn More + Add to calendar 2018-12-05 12:00:00 PM 2018-12-05 1:00:00 PM America/Mexico_City H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 Lunchbox Lecture On Sunday, December 12, 1937, the US Navy gunboat Panay was attacked and sunk by Japanese bombers on the Yangtze River in Eastern China.
Location: H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center
945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Winston Ho presents “The Panay Incident”

On Sunday, December 12, 1937, the US Navy gunboat Panay was attacked and sunk by Japanese bombers on the Yangtze River in Eastern China.  The sinking of the Panay shocked the American people, resulting in widespread sympathy for the Chinese, turning public opinion against the Japanese, and convincing President Franklin Delano Roosevelt that a war in the Pacific was inevitable.

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