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Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Dec 7th 1941. (From Tora Tora Tora)

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Pearl Harbor Attack 1941 | Civilian casualties of Pearl Harbor attack, Hawaii, 1941

Pearl Harbor Attack 1941 | Civilian casualties of Pearl Harbor attack, Hawaii, 1941

Sunday, December 7th, 1941

Sunday, December 7th, 1941

The attack on Pearl Harbor (called Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters (Operation Z in planning) and the Battle of Pearl Harbor) was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (December 8 in Japan).  This is the event that brought the USA into WWII.

The attack on Pearl Harbor (called Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters (Operation Z in planning) and the Battle of Pearl Harbor) was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (December 8 in Japan). This is the event that brought the USA into WWII.

Pearl Harbor Casualties - Deaths by Location, Fort and Ship

Pearl Harbor Casualties - Deaths by Location, Fort and Ship

The Pearl Harbor attacks very large amount of damage, despite its duration of just two hours.  21 ships of the United States Pacific Fleet were either sunk or damaged.  188 airplanes were destroyed, and 159 were damaged.  There were 2,403 American casualties, 68 of which were civilians.  On the other side, only Japanese 29 planes (10% of the attacking force) were destroyed.  In the end, all but three US ships damaged were repaired.

The Pearl Harbor attacks very large amount of damage, despite its duration of just two hours. 21 ships of the United States Pacific Fleet were either sunk or damaged. 188 airplanes were destroyed, and 159 were damaged. There were 2,403 American casualties, 68 of which were civilians. On the other side, only Japanese 29 planes (10% of the attacking force) were destroyed. In the end, all but three US ships damaged were repaired.

Pearl Harbor Attack

Pearl Harbor Attack

Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor. Visited this in 2003, and it was still leaking diesel fuel and oil, crying for those who died that day :(

Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor. Visited this in 2003, and it was still leaking diesel fuel and oil, crying for those who died that day :(

Hier werd op 7 december 1941 de Amerikaanse marinebasis Pearl Harbor aangevallen door de Japanners. Waardoor veel Amerikaanse militairen doden vielen en veel schepen werden verwoest.

Hier werd op 7 december 1941 de Amerikaanse marinebasis Pearl Harbor aangevallen door de Japanners. Waardoor veel Amerikaanse militairen doden vielen en veel schepen werden verwoest.

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

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