How Did Pearl Harbor Start

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Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor is a very important battle because it is one of the reasons why World War II started. The battle happened on December 7, 1941 between the Japanese Empire and the United States. As a result of Pearl Harbor, more than 2,500 people lost their lives. This battle took place near Honolulu, Hawaii. Prior to the attack of 9/11, the attack of pearl harbor was greater. The battle of pearl harbor started long before December 7, 1941. It started when the Japanese sent people over to spy on Pearl Harbor. The spy 's were taking pictures of Pearl Harbor. Soon after, the spy’s were forwarding the pictures to Japan so they could plan their attack. One spy is Takeo Yoshikawa. “Armed with intelligence supplied by spy Takeo Yoshikawa…show more content…
Sadly, the Japanese won and we lost the battle. The next day, president Roosevelt said a speech. He called it “A day which will live in infamy” “Yesterday,” President Roosevelt said on December 8, “the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked.” He went on to say, “No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people in their righteous might will win through to absolute victory. I believe I interpret the will of the Congress and of the people when I assert that we will not only defend ourselves to the uttermost, but will make very certain that this form of treachery shall never endanger us again.”” Three days later, Japan 's allies, Italy, and Germany declared war against the United States. “Three days later, Japan 's allies, Germany and Italy declared war against the United States.” Which lead to World War II. All in all, Pearl Harbor is a devastating battle. It is even the second worst battle in United States followed by the first 9/11. It is important because a lot of people died during this battle. Another reason it 's important is because it is the battle that lead to World War II. “Three days later, Japan 's allies, Germany and Italy declared war against the United
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