The Attack On Pearl Harbor

3227 Words Apr 17th, 2015 13 Pages
The attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 is horrible terrorist attack on the United States, like the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 because of the unpredictable moment of the attack. The World War Center Buildings in New York were destroyed and we still have the memorial that reminds us of the terrorist attack. Pearl Harbor had both the U.S.S. Arizona and the U.S.S Utah commissioned there but were destroyed during the attack, each a ghostly, decaying tomb reminding us of the thousands that gave their life on that fateful day, both of these tombs are reminders of how America, one of the strongest if not the strongest nation in the world was so easily caught off-guard. Both of these days were horrible but they lead to two completely different outcomes, after Pearl Harbor the United States declared war on Japan and as a result Germany and Italy were involved because of the Anti-Comintern Pact, and after the attack on the World Trade Center America decided to increase their security to provide a safe place for civilians. Both of these attack have had an impact on American history, over 60 years ago most of the information relating to the Pearl Harbor attack has been released giving the historians documents to analyze and to see whether there were signs that America could have taken to prevent the attack or whether the Japanese actually did it without warning. The United States and Japan didn’t have a good relationship because Japan’s imperialistic and…

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