The surprise attack of Pearl Harbor by the Imperial Japanese Navy was intended to neutralize the U.S. Pacific Fleet, and hence protect Japan's advance into Malaya and the Dutch East Indies.
In July 1941, Japan occupied southern Indochina. Two days later, the U.S., Britain, and the Netherlands froze Japanese assets. This prevented Japan from buying oil, which would, in time, cripple its army and make its navy and air force completely useless.
The attack on Pearl Harbor, also known as the Battle of Pearl Harbor, the Hawaii
Operation or ..... the same as at Pearl Harbor, though MacArthur had almost nine
hours warning that the Japanese had ...
At 7:55 a.m. Hawaii time, a Japanese dive bomber bearing the red symbol of the
Rising Sun of Japan on its wings appears out of the clouds above the island of ...
Just before 8 a.m. on December 7, 1941, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes
attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, Hawaii.
Dec 7, 2016 ... Few events in World War II were as defining as the Japanese assault on Pearl
Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. The "date which shall live in infamy" ...
The Japanese Attacked Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941. President Franklin
Roosevelt called December 7, 1941, "a date which will live in infamy." On that
On December 7, 1941, Japanese torpedoes and bombs devastated Hawaii's
warships and air fields. The “Weapons Wall” at Pacific Aviation Museum has ...
Dec 6, 2016 ... There's no evidence to support it, but the conspiracy theory that President
Franklin Roosevelt knew beforehand about Pearl Harbor refuses to ...
Dec 7, 2016 ... The USS Halsey passes through Pearl Harbor on the 75th anniversary of the
Japanese attack Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, near Honolulu.
Sep 13, 2014 ... The Japanese did not see their attack on Pearl Harbor as foolish at all. ... the two
might have attacked Russia simultaneously in June 1941 ...