The Attack Of Pearl Harbor

899 WordsFeb 25, 20164 Pages
Many events have changed the history of our nation and other nations. In 1941, Japan attacked American soil in Pearl Harbor. Many lives were lost that morning. However many questions were left behind. Whose fault was it, could the attack have been prevented. In few, articles, it’s said the President Roosevelt knew about the attack. On the other hand, what could have caused the Japanese to attack Pearl Harbor? Many questions remain, but all we know these events endlessly changed America and Japan. On the morning of December 7, 1941, the island of Hawaii suffered one of the major attacks in our country. The empire of Japan bombed the Pearl Harbor base. Before the bombing, the Japanese were spotted in the radar, but it was believed to be American B-17 since it was coming from the west coast. The surprised Pearl Harbor attack killed more than 2,300 Americans. The attack also destroyed about 12 ships and 160 aircrafts; it was a devastating day for our nation. The following day president Roosevelt declared war against The Empire of Japan. One of the questions that remains is, did president Roosevelt know that this attack was coming? Yes, Roosevelt knew war was coming, because he had rejected the Japanese final offer. According to the book The Pearl Harbor Myth: Rethinking the Unthinkable, the author says the President Roosevelt surprised his advisers twelve days before the attack, by saying the war on Japan was about to begin. So, if Roosevelt knew, why didn’t keep the caution in

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