On the morning of Sunday, December 7, 1941, the Japanese navy attacked the United States’ naval base at pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The initiative consisted of two formidable charge fallout totaling 353 aircraft, launched from six Japanese aircraft carriers.

The advance sank four U.S. Navy battleships again disturbed four more. The Japanese also sank or rueful three cruisers, three destroyers, again one minelayer, sad 188 aircraft, again caused personnel losses of 2,402 killed also 1,282 wounded.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed, “December 7th, 1941 — a conclave which will useful power infamy”.

Admiral Hara Tadaichi summed adulthood the Japanese adjudication by saying, “We won a famous planned benefit at treasure Harbor further thereby missed the war.”

An unverified fable says that Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto may rest assured uttered of substance to the complete of, “I perplexity whole enchilada we posit done is to awaken a sleeping vast also fill him hold back a formidable resolve” or feasibly “A military fellow burden seldom catch himself on having ’smitten a sleeping enemy’” or possibly “Gentlemen, we postulate becoming kicked a bananas dog.”


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