The Attack On Pearl Harbor

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Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 the Imperial Japanese Navy did an aerial surprise attack on Pearl Harbor the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, in the U. S Territory of Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941. This air attack was simultaneous 353 Japanese fighter planes, bombers, and torpedo planes in two waves. Flew low and swiftly threw the harbor The direct result was more than 2,400 American servicemen were killed and over a 1,000 wounded the direct actions of this event lead the U.S. into WWII. The following day president Franklin D. Roosevelt declared war on Japan. “A date that will live in infamy” This was a day that our country wishes to never live again. The attack happened in Hawaii at the Naval Military base. Pearl Harbor was attacked by Japanese planes piloted kamikaze mission was a relentless destroying and doing as much damage as possible over the entire island not just military bases but residential as well dropping low and high attitude bombs. before eventually the ran out of ammo or and crashed their plane into a ship or anything that could be damaged these were call Kamikaze pilots they were men that began an assault on US forces stationed in the Philippines. General Douglas MacArthur had failed to gather intel to the men on board the ships and returning air team to return fire for this attack. The Japanese aircraft destroyed much of USA Air Force that was at the hanger. The Japanese main target the aircraft ship with all the planes was out at sea

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