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  • Main Planes Japan
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    On December 7, 1941 the U.S. troops stationed on the island of Pearl Harbor were not awaken by the familiar sound of a bugle but by gunfire and explosions. This attack led to other events in World War II such as, America's involvement in the war and the dropping of the Atom Bomb at Hiroshima. Between the years of 1920 and 1940 dictators came to power in Germany, Italy, and Japan. The first country to have a dictatorship was Italy. Thier dictator was Benito Mussolini. He became dictator in 1922. ...
  • Tokyo Subway Attack
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    Title (Chemical Weapons): Terrorist Use of Chemical Weapons in the World Special Issue: The Tokyo Subway Attack on 20 March 1995 Introduction: Japan has long enjoyed the enviable reputation of being one of the safest nations in the world. The country has one of the world lowest rates for murder and other violent crime, and the Japanese National Police Agency and local Police forces are often praised as a model of law enforcement efficiency. Tokyo enjoys one of the cleanest, safest and most effic...
  • Surprise Of The Attack On Pearl Harbor
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    Introduction - Pearl Harbor was vulnerable to attack because of the obstruction of defense and warning. I. Signs of Japan's intent to attack II. Politics involvement A. War support. Eight-step plan. Neglected warning signs near Pearl Harbor soon before the attack. Midget subs B. Radar detecting The attack on Pearl Harbor has been known to be a complete surprise. Whenever one thinks about it, they consider that it was. They may think that it was a total surprise except for a few small warning sig...
  • Carrier Attack On Pearl Harbor
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    PEARL HARBORByChris Woods English IV 2nd Period Mrs. MantoothMay 1st, 2001 Pearl HarborI. Events before the bombingA. Reasons for Japans Expansion 1. The Japanese were severely lacking in raw materials 2. The Japanese wanted to build an empire 3. Japan thought that it must build up its armies to compete with the Western PowersII. Preparations A. The Japanese made up a 8 point plan 1. Surprise was crucial 2. American aircraft carriers there should be the primary targets 3. U.S. aircraft there mus...
  • Attack On Pearl Harbor
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    It is impossible to change the past, so this causes people to question if certain situations could have been prevented. No one can forever be sure, but I strongly feel that one incident definitely could have been. This was the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese On December 7, 1941, the U.S. troops stationed on the island of Pearl Harbor were not waken up by the familiar sound of a bugle, but instead by gunfire and explosions. This is what it might have been like if you were one of the troops...
  • Pearl Harbor On December 7
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    Pearl Harbor On December 7, 1941, one of the biggest disasters in United States history occurred. Truthfully, this was and is", 'A date which will live in infamy. ' " (Costello 1), but not for the bombing of Pearl Harbor, but for the trickery and the confusion used by the Government and Franklin D. Roosevelt. To him this was a chess game and Roosevelt sacrificed over 2400 American Seamen's lives, thanks to his power as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces. By over-looking the facts of an attac...
  • Japan Surrender The Attack On Pearl Harbor
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    Pearl Harbor was one of the most vicious attacks on American soil. The surprise attack by Japan took place on Sunday morning December 7, 1941. Japan wanted to immobilize U.S.'s Pacific fleet and destroy any chance of a counter strike in from the Pacific. The United States responded by creating Japanese-American Internment Camps, which uprooted tens of thousands of Japanese-American families. And later America decided to use atomic weapons to end the war with Japan. Tension between Japan and the ...
  • Cruse Ship From Japan To Hawaii
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    PEARL HARBOR AMERICA ENTERS THE WAR Terry Dunnahoo December 7, 1941, "A date that will live in infamy", was the name that our President gave the worst military attack ever on United States soil, Pearl Harbor. It all started in May 1940, when Japan sent Kimchi Genji to the newest Pacific Battle Ship Port. We chose to read this book because we both are interested in Pearl Harbor and the new movie about it. A major incident in the book Pearl Harbor was how the Japanese got all of the information it...
  • War On Japan And Germany
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    Attack on Pearl Harbor At 7: 53 AM, the aerial onslaught began with the second wave perpetuated at 8: 55. A radiogram was sent from the Commander in Chief of the Pacific Fleet: "Air raid on Pearl Harbor. This is no drill". Within two hours, the carnage had concluded leaving 2,403 people dead in the smoldering ruins. Almost two hundred planes and eight battleships also laid crippled in the channel. As horrific as the crime scene was, many people still ponder if it was actually a complete surprise...
  • Surprise Attack On Pearl Harbor
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    December 7, 1941 was a day that will "live in infamy", a day when 2,400 men needlessly lost their lives while serving America. Millions of dollars of American military equipment was destroyed. It was a day of horror, disbelief, discontent, and shame. The people of the United States never imagined anything like this could happen to them. They were a neutral country, only providing supplies for the Allies. This activity made the Axis powers mad. At the time of the start of World War II the United ...
  • Prevention Of Attack On Pearl Harbor
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    On September 24, 1941, the "bomb plot" message in J-19 code from Japan Naval Intelligence to Japan's consul general in Honolulu was decoded. This message requested the exact locations of ships. There was no reason to know the exact location of ships in the harbor, unless to attack them. This message could not have been interpreted any other way but as a planned attack on Pearl Harbor. Chief of War Plans Turner and Chief of Naval Operations Stark repeatedly kept this message and warnings based on...
  • Japanese Attack On Pearl Harbor
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    On December 7, 1941 the U.S. troops stationed on the Island of Pearl Harbor were woken up by the sound of gunfire and explosions. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor is one of the worst surprise attacks in American history. For every Japanese soldier killed almost thirty-eight Americans were killed. Japan was at war with China. The American government tried many times with Japans leaders to withdraw troops from china and put an end to the war. After World War II started Japan grew angry with the...
  • Japanese Attack On Pearl Harbor
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    The United States was known to be a rather quiet country. Their motives were never meant to be harmful, as our leadership was our growing strength. The power we had to help other countries out when they needed was our contribution to show our potency. War, as we know it, has always tried to be avoided. Though one early Sunday morning, December 7th, 1941 the citizens of Pearl Harbor were awaken by an unexpected blast of infamy that would last through their lives forever. It was a matter that they...
  • U.S. Pacific Fleet In Pearl Harbor
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    The road to war between the United States of America and Japan began on the surprise aerial attack on the United States Navy base in Pearl Harbor on December 7th 1941. This was the first step that brought the might United States into the Second World War Relations between the two countries started to detireate in the early 1930's when Japan started to become aggressive in Asia, mainly in Manchuria in 1931 and tried to start conquering the rest of China into 1937. Japan in 1940 decided to allied ...
  • Japanese Attack On Pearl Harbour
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    Early on the morning of December 7, 1941, people on the island of Hawaii, were awoken by explosions. The United States of America had been suddenly and deliberately attacked by the Empire of Japan, the target; Pearl Harbour. This attack was the turning point in World War II. Like a 'sleeping giant' the United States also awoke to its responsibilities. Pearl Harbour changed public opinion in the US and marked the entrance of the United States into the war with Japan. It also aligned the full forc...
  • Japanese Attack On Pearl Harbour
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    Why Did The Japanese Attack Pearl Harbour? On 7th December 1941 the Japanese attacked the United States Pacific Naval Fleet at Pearl Harbour, Hawaii. In just two hours 18 warships, 190 aircraft and over 2,500 servicemen had lost their lives. This event changed the war throughout the world with the most powerful nation then involved. Shortly after the attack, US congress had declared war on Japan. As one historian said, 'Japan simply awaked the sleeping giant'. There are many factors that are tho...
  • Carrier Attack On Pearl Harbor
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    It was early morning, December 7, 1941. As the sun was just beginning to rise in Oahu, Hawaii, a fleet of Japanese naval air forces was taking off from their respective aircraft carriers in various locations in the Pacific Ocean. Just as many of the islanders were waking up for breakfast, it happened. The Japanese air fleet had arrived with a vengeance. No one was prepared for what was occurring. Pearl Harbor, the United States' center for military action in the Pacific Ocean, was almost complet...

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