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The Attack On Pearl Harbor
Transcript of The Attack On Pearl Harbor
By: Claudia Martinez
The effect on the United states
8 U.S. Navy battleships were damaged, with 4 being sunk.
188 U.S. aircraft were destroyed.
2,402 Americans were killed and 1,282 wounded.
65 servicemen killed or wounded.
Why Japan, why?
Why did Japan bomb Pearl Harbor?
The Attack On Pearl Harbor
At 7:53 ,when the first attack hit its target, the United States was unprepared and surprised. Japanese fighters, bombers and torpedo planes launched from six aircraft carriers. The attack led to the United States entry into World War II on December 8, 1941.
How did Pearl Harbor affect the United States?
When did the Attack start?
On the morning of December 7, 1914
(December 8 in Japan)
The attack came in two waves. The first one hit its target at 7:53 am,the second at 8:55. By 9:55, it was all over.
Pearl Harbor pictures
Interesting fact...where was Pearl Harbor?
The place Pearl Harbor occurred was a lagoon harbor on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, west of Honolulu.
Dr. J Jenkins. 1st period
The attack was intended to prevent the U.S. Pacific Fleet from interfering with military actions that the Empire of Japan was planning in Southeast Asia against overseas territories of the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and the United States.
When Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, government officials immediately placed Hawaii under martial law and became concerned about the Japanese-Americans who lived on the West Coast of the United States. Intelligence gathered before the attack indicated that Japan was recruiting spies and had already secured a spy network there.
The Japanese lost 64 men, and one of their soldiers was captured.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Wednesday March 5, 2014
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