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What Are The Causes Of Pearl Harbor

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The Bombing of pearl harbor was a surprise attack carried out by the japanese naval air force that took place yesterday morning december 7, 1941 at 7:48 a.m. The base was attacked by 353 Imperial Japanese aircraft and torpedo bombers. They came in 2 waves and were launched from 6 aircraft carriers. They damaged all 8 of the battleships at pearl harbor and sunk 4 of them. They also damaged and may have sank three cruizers, three destroyers, an anti aircraft training ship and one minelayer. 188 U.S. aircraft were destroyed. 2,403 Americans were killed and 1,178 others were wounded. The Japanese only lost 29 aircraft and five midget submarines, 64 service man killed and one japanese sailor was captured Kazuo Sakamaki. President Roosevelt
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