America, despite its efforts, could not remain neutral and was forced to enter World War 1. Germany did not respect America’s decision to stay neutral and purposely sunk their ships in the British Isles. They sent the Zimmerman Telegram uniting other countries against America. Lastly, they blockaded British ports and prevented American trade with France and GB. Over 100,000 Americans died during WW1, but were rewarded with patriotism, an Allie victory and trade which once again
After three hours of torpedo and bomb attacks, 20 war ships and 150 aircrafts were destroyed along with battleship row and 2400 Americans were killed. In the aftermath of this attack American soldiers began with the cleanup of Pearl Harbor and the president signed a declaration of war. With Germany being the root cause of the world’s problem at the time and behind the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Americans knew that they had to come up with a plan to end this war and to protect the country from being attacked again, and also defeat the one enemy who caused so much devastation to
Pearl Harbor: An Attack on Freedom Pearl Harbor was an attack on the United States by Japan on December 7th,1941 at 7:55 a.m.(U.S-History 1) This day was a day that will live in infamy as said by Franklin Roosevelt. (Buzzle 1)This attack killed more than 2,300 Americans. (Americas library 1) Pearl Harbor was one of the greatest tragedies ever to Americans. This attack drug the U.S into a world war they had no intention being in. The day of the incident two waves of planes attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Our nation bowed its head for 2,830 people presumed dead and the 700 bodies found at ground zero and the 189 killed in the Pentagon. After this period of respectful mourning our nation sprung into action as to save the deaths of their loved ones from being in vain. Our nations security was breached on a catastrophic level due to our lack of a superior airport security. Post 9-11 legislation was for the most part based around preventing such an event from ever happening again. The first order of business after the attacks involved a few plans to solve the problems at hand then later more long-term changes were
9/11 - who is to blame? On the 11th of September 2001 the worst chain of terrorist attacks occurred over the east coast of America. There is no question what happened on 9/11 atrocity, the question is who is to be held liable? The horrific attacks led to the deaths of 2,996 people, the majority of the deaths where down to the attacks on the world trade centre’s other deaths where down to one other flight hitting the pentagon, there was a further 96 killed when passengers attempted to re-gain control of the hijacked plane which resulted in a struggle leading to the plane plummeting into a field in Pennsylvania. All these civilians killed had families and friends who deserve to know what really happened on this tragic day not just for America
On May seventh 1915 there was a very sad tragic day for 128 Americans and families. A “merchant” ship known as the Lusitania was sailing close to the shore where German U-boats like to hang around and was torpedoed and had many people die from an explosion. The British still to this day blame it all on the Germans. But as I go on in my paper you will realize that Germany was justified to sink the boat. Fist off, the Germans had warned them weeks maybe even months back, that if any ships consulting or flying the British flag will be torpedoed after all passengers are off the ship; and this was published in the NEW YORK TIMES and all newspapers throughout the country.
John Hersey’s Hiroshima is a novel about the day America dropped the atomic bomb and the after effects. It was the greatest single manmade disaster in history. Hiroshima started the day like any other normal city; people were trying to live their lives like there was not a war going on. But the fear of being the next target swept through Hiroshima, other cities were air raided by B-29 also known as Mr. B. Constant air-raid warnings went off every time a United States weather plane flew by.
Holocaust: a great or complete devastation or destruction. Alas, Babylon, written by Pat Frank, is a frightening pessimistic story because the dramatic effects of a nuclear war almost wipes out the population, causes more criminal activity, and a rampage of diseases to spread across the country. The life of the River Road Family took a fatalistic turn after a massive bombing by the Soviet Union kills millions of people, including their friends and family. “This was the end. Civilization was crushed” (page 103).
"Beep, Beep, Beep.." Privates Joseph Lockard and George Elliot raced to their superior to tell of the approaching planes. After they realized that the planes were American, the two alarmed men relaxed and returned to their duties. What they didn't realize at that moment, was that the approaching planes, along with submarines, could change the nation drastically. The attack of Pearl Harbor was a catastrophic event that caused death , pain, and suffering, both in a direct and indirect way. It killed nearly 2,500 people, caused the entrance of the US into World War Two, and changed the nation in other extravagant ways.
With the failure at Dunkirk which saw the successful evacuation of the 300,000 British and French thousand solders from certain slaughter, even though this was seen as the best outcome of a dire situation the British expansionary force left all of their weapons, vehicle and equipment on the shores of northern France. This left Britain unable to fight Germany at all in the European theatre. During this time Britain had its backs against the wall and could only dream about putting upa strong land offensive again and with the surrender of the French army June 22 1940 on the very same train that the armistice treaty was signed back in 1918 a war which again plunged the whole of Europe into war. With this lack of equipment and power behind our army the war efforts for Britia were mainly confined to the battle over the skies of Britain and the war beging waged across th Atlantic as one of Britain's weakness is that it was not self sufficient and had to import allot of its food from America thanks to the lend lease Act which ensured the America would give aid to Britain as long as the British ships and aircraft based in Greenland could keep the German U boats off the backs of the transport which would bring the supplies in Britain. However it was not just the seas that saw the Force of the German military might Hitler had also launched in co ordination with the commander of the Luftwaffe to bomb British air base in a huge bid for air superiority which the Germans needed in order to invade Britain, this had started out with a tactic to bomb the British air fields in an attempt to lure the British fighters up for a large air battle in which the Germans could wipe out all of the British fighters.