Outerbridge Response To Ww2

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The United States was entered into the war not by choice, but by force. World War II was going on between Europe and Japan. We were only involved as the help to Europe, the help did not go over very well with the Japanese. On December 7, 1941, a little before 7 a.m. Lieutenant William W. Outerbridge saw an object in the water and told his crew to fire at it. The unknown object was soon realized to be a midget Japanese submarine. This is one warning that was ignored. At 7 a.m. U.S radar picked up blips on their screens showing that aircraft was flying in. They were thought to be signals from flying fortresses that were expected to arrive at any moment from California, said Deborah Bachrach, the author. This was yet another warning that was

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