Source one provides evidence of the tremendous damage caused by the bombing of Darwin. “In the first attack, which began just before 10.00 am, heavy bombers pattern-bombed the harbour and town; dive bombers escorted by Zero fighters then attacked shipping in the harbour, the military and civil aerodromes, and the hospital at Berrimah. The attack ceased after about 40 minutes. The second attack, which began an hour later, involved high altitude bombing of the Royal Australian Air Force base at Parap which lasted for 20–25 minutes. The two raids killed at least 243 people and between 300 and 400 were wounded.
The attack on Pearl Harbor killed 2,400 Americans and wounded another 1,200. Of those dead, 1,103 sailors and marines were killed when a Japanese bomb penetrated the battleship USS Arizona, sinking the ship and the men aboard it. The USS Oklahoma, another battleship, was also sunk with heavy loss of life. The other six battleships were damaged, and so were a number of cruisers and destroyers. However, Over 340 of the 400 aircraft on Oahu were destroyed or damaged as
War in the Pacific When Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941, they crippled the United States’ Naval forces leaving eight battleships burning in the harbor. Japan thought this maneuver would cripple the U.S.and that America would negotiate a settlement and allow Japan to control all of Asia. Immediately after this event is when America regrouped and waged full-fledged war in the Pacific. Initially U.S troops in the Pacific suffered through many losses in the early months on the Pacific Theater, but they were always able to regroup due to their vast amount of resources. Battle of the Coral Sea & Midway The battle of the Coral Sea was fought in mid-1942.
Pearl Harbor At 7:55 on the sunny morning of Sunday, December 7, 1941, 183 Japanese warplanes swooped out of a cloudless sky and demolished the US Pacific fleet docked at Pearl Harbor. Of the 100 ships in Pearl Harbor, their main targets were the eight battleships anchored there. At 8:10, a 1,800-pound bomb smashed through the deck of the battleship USS Arizona and landed in her forward ammo magazine the ship exploded and sank with more than 1,000 men trapped inside. Then, torpedoes pierced the shell of the battleship USS Oklahoma, with 400 sailors aboard, the Oklahoma lost her balance, rolled onto her side and slipped underwater. The U.S. forces were taken by surprise as the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
Pearl Harbor The road to war between the United States and Japan began because of the surprise air attack on the United States Navy base on December 7, 1941 in Pearl Harbor. Pearl Harbor is located on the south side of the Hawaiian island of Oahu and is the home of the U.S Naval Base. This was the first step that brought the United States into World War II. The Japanese attacked the United States without warning; the attack lasted for 110 minutes, from 7:55 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. Within the first two hours of bombing more than 2,400 Americans were dead, 21 ships had been sunk or damaged, and more than 188 U.S aircrafts were destroyed (Jennifer).
Jennifer Mrs. L English II Honors 11 April 2011 The Attack on Pearl Harbor On December 7th 1941 at 7:55 a.m. the U.S. naval base stationed at Oahu, Hawaii was suddenly and deliberately attacked by the Japanese nation. This was a devastating attack on the U.S nation and many lives were lost. Japan deceived America into thinking they wanted peace with America while planning the attack. Ignored warnings and miscommunication caused America to suffer greatly from the deceitful and surprise Pearl Harbor attack that the Japanese went to great lengths planning but inadvertently made a mistake by failing to realize the American resolve. The Japanese spent many careful months planning the people, date, time and outline for the attack on Pearl Harbor.
battleships. Killed 3,500 U.S. sailors, pilots, ground service personnel, civilians. But it is still only one battle. The real result of the attack on Pearl Harbor is the most powerful in the industrial and technological country entered the war against the Axis. Japanese Navy Commander Admiral Yamamoto mumble that day "This is the beginning of the end.
By 1 p.m the carriers that launched the attack from 274 miles away from the coast of Oahu were heading back to Japan. That was a big turning point for the U.S it was a positive and negitive affect beacause it ended the great depression and gave americans jobs. a negitive affect was all the casualties it brought and all the hatred it brought towards the U.S. When the Japanese left there was 2,403 people died, and 188 battleships were destroyed. About three hours later the Japanese planes began
Hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked the American naval base stationed at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. The attack only lasted about two hours but the damage was catastrophic for our United States Navy. “The Japanese managed to destroy nearly twenty American naval vessels, including eight
Many troops were trapped between Germany army and the cold waters of the English Channel. The only escape route was by the sea. It was a real danger that the entire British army (300,000 men) would be wiped out. On 27th May 1940, the British government led by Winston Churchill. He described it as “a colossal military disaster” The Royal Navy sprang into action and came to rescue most of the people.