Day Of Infamy Research Paper

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“Day of Infamy”
December 7, 1941 the day that will forever live is history. On Sunday, December 7, 1941 at 7:55 a.m. the Japanese attacked the United States without warning. The attack lasted 110 minutes. The Japanese launched their airplanes in two waves. The first wave struck Pearl Harbor at 7:55 a.m. The second wave reached Pearl Harbor around 8:40 a.m. It was a devastating attack for the United States, nearly 20 naval vessels were destroyed, 300 airplanes, 2,335 U.S. servicemen were killed, and 1,143 were wounded. Up until that the attach America had stayed out of the war but the attack on Pearl Harbor awoke the “Sleeping Giant” The following day President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared war on Japan. Although the attack on Pearl Harbor

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