Differences And Similarities Between Pearl Harbor And 9/11

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Pearl Harbor and 9/11
The events of Pearl Harbor and 9/11 were both unexpected and deliberate, which caused America to be in a state of horror. Both events can be likened to one another, from the similarities in both president's’ speeches, the photographs taken at the scene of each attack, the newspaper headlines and the death toll rate. The attack on Pearl Harbor occurred on December 7th, 1941. The event began when unexpected Japanese forces came to attack and berade Pearl Harbor. On 9/11/2001, tragedy once again stuck America, when two passenger jets crashed into the twin tower. Both attacks still are major tradies that America will always carry in her history.
One reason why the events of Pearl Harbor and 9/11 can be likened to one another is by the speeches both …show more content…

During the events more than 2000 people were killed. On the attack of Pearl Harbor 2,403 people were killed. During 9/l, 2977 people were killed. U.S government workers were there during both events. The government workers during Pearl Harbor were the United States Military. A total of 2,335 men who were part of the United States Military were killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor. During 9/11 the government workers that sacrificed their lives included the firefighters, police, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The total of emergency workers who were killed was 403 people. This included, 343 firefighters, 37 police officers from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and 23 police officers of the New York police department. Although, the numbers of government workers range within these two events, that doesn't matter. What matters is that these workers risked their lives for the goods of the rest of the American people. Consequently, the similarities in the amount of people killed during these events can show the horror that occurred on both of these

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