Pearl Harbor And Pearl Harbor Similarities

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I’ll be comparing and contrasting the similarities and differences between Pearl Harbor and the attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11. Although they have many differences, they had some huge similarities. For example, both were huge tragedies that devastated the United States and left thousands of innocent people dead or wounded. The first part of my essay will be my comparison between the two tragedies. My second half will be the differences in these awful events. Some of these similarities and differences you wouldn't even believe like the choices that president George W. Bush made and what happened to all the ships the day that Pearl Harbor occurred. If you want to know what happened keep reading. Aren’t you the least bit curious? I would be if I were you.

On 9/11/2001 had even occurred George W. Bush received a memo that had been handed to him titled “Bin Laden determined to strike in the U.S.” saying, he would be hijacking planes, and possibly targeting New York City. Pearl Harbor could have been avoided as well if only Franklin D. Roosevelt had been more serious about the memo he was given by the naval intelligence stating that Tokyo’s military and spy network was focused on Hawaii just three days before the attack on 12/07/1941.

The attack on Pearl Harbor resulted in a total loss of 2,343 casualties. A total number of servicemen killed was 2,335 and 1,143 were wounded, a total of sixty-eight civilians were also killed as well as thirty-five men

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