What Happened after Pearl Harbor?


What happened after Pearl Harbor?

After the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 the United States navy calculated total losses. At least 19 ships were either damaged or sunk and 188 planes were destroyed before they took off from Wheeler Field. Over 2,200 causalities occurred on the US side. Congress declared war on the Empire of Japan and Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered his famous moving speech. The USA then promptly entered into the Second World War.
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After Japan attacked Pearl Harbour, the United States declared war on Japan, and Germany declared was on the United States. These events contributed to the emergence of the second word war.
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