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    Attack On Pearl Harbor

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    “The Attack On Pearl Harbor” December 7, 1941. Hundreds of Japanese Fighter Planes attacked the American Naval Base, Pearl Harbor, near Honolulu Hawaii. The attack lasted close to two hours long. The Japanese managed to destroy about twenty American Naval vessels, including eight enormous battleships, and more than three-hundred airplanes. More than two-thousand american soldiers and sailors died, and one-thousand were wounded. (“Pearl Harbor”) The day after the assault, president Franklin D. Roosevelt asked congress to declare war on Japan. Congress approved his declaration with just one vote. Three days later , Japan's allies Germany and Italy also declared war on the US. More than two years into the conflict, America had finally joined…

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    The Pearl Harbor Attack

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    Japanese Attack Pearl Harbor!!!!! Dateline, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 7, 1941. Today, warplanes of the Imperial Japanese Navy attacked the United States Naval Station at Pearl Harbor. While the losses are not yet known in detail, estimates say that 2,400 service members were killed. Four battleships have been sunk with one of them, the Arizona, apparently damaged beyond hope of restoring her to service. The attack involved hundreds of airplanes and came in two, possible three organized…

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    It was a nice weekend day in December at Oahu, Hawaii. All the ships were resting at the docks at Pearl Harbor, Oahu. Nobody was thinking the Japanese were going to attack something so far away from home even though war was going on over there. Pearl harbor was the home port for the U.S. Pacific Fleet. They were a bit weary about that the Japanese might come attack but they figured they wouldn’t. They had lined the fleet up in a form just in case something might happen. Later that day the…

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    The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was the result of several major issues at the time. In 1941, the Japanese were doing things that the United States government did not approve of so president Roosevelt froze all Japanese assets in the United States which limited Japan’s ability to purchase the American supplies that they needed. The Japanese knew that the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii was where the vast majority of the American fleet units were held and they intended to destroy them.…

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    Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941, a day that the Japanese had attacked Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. It was certainly “a day that will live in infamy.” (Roosevelt). The United States of America had never been attacked on its own soil during a time of peace. An examination of primary and secondary will reveal the historical importance of this American history. On Sunday, December 7, there was 6 aircraft carriers, 81 fighters, 135 dive bombers, 104 regular bombers, and 40 torpedo planes heading to Pearl…

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    Pearl Harbor Attack Essay

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    On December 7, 1941 Japanese aircraft attacked by surprise the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, where the fleet of American Pacific war was concentrated. Warships anchored in the harbor were easy targets for approximately 360 Japanese warplanes involved in the attack. The Americans suffered 3,400 casualties with 2,300 deaths. The attack badly damaged the US naval and air power in the Pacific. However, this attack galvanized the American people and Roosevelt got the next day, December 8,…

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    significant was the attack on Pearl Harbor in the US. decision to enter World War Two? This has been a question that many historians have asked and tried to answer. The attack on pearl harbor was a major event and affected the US in many ways. Before and during the attack on pearl harbor WWII was already ongoing but the US was not directly involved in the war. Japan and the US were having a tense relationship at this time as the US did not approve of some of the actions being taken by Japan.…

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    Did you know that the attack on Pearl Harbor was a complete surprise because the US was allies with Japan? The Japanese were unhappy with an embargo, which was placed by the US. That led to Pearl Harbor being attacked and the losses were massive. The attack led to the US joining and eventually ending the war. The Attack on Pearl Harbor can be researched through why it happened, what happened, and the effects of it. Before the United States joined in World War 2 it passed an oil embargo…

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    Almost 74 years ago to date, Pearl Harbor located in Oahu, Hawaii, was maliciously attacked by the Japanese empire. It was a terrifying tragedy that ultimately forced the United States into World War II, the second world-wide war in a 25 year period. The United States had made a good effort to stay neutral during World War II, though we clearly sided with the Allies. The United States wanted to remain having the option of selling and trading goods with any country. During World War I, the United…

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    If the United States was warned of the attack and had a very good army, why did they lose against Japan? Pearl Harbor was one of the biggest military bases of the United States, and it was destroyed by a beautifully planned and executed military maneuver, in the words of the Pacific Fleet commander Admiral Husband E. Kimmel. The Japanese army wasn´t as organized as the American one, it didn’t have the same weaponry that the one in Pearl Harbor, but they made it to beat the United States, which…

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