Pearl Harbor

April 30, 2015 | | 3 Comments

On December 7, 1941, the Japanese military launched a surprise attack on the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The United States been pressuring Japan to halt its military expansion in Asia and the Pacific. With the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and losing 2,400 people, the U.S. could no longer avoid war. On December 8, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt asked Congress for and received a declaration of war against Japan. On December 11, Germany and Italy, allied with Japan, declared war on the U.S. The United States had entered World War II.

Source: The National WWII Museum. “Primary Sources: Pearl                                                                                                         Harbor.” 4/30/15


Pictured is a battleship after being struck by the Japanese in Pearl Harbor.


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