The Battle of Pearl Harbor Hannah s and Lexi R

WHERE DID IT TAKE PLACE?

This is a map of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Where the Battle of Pearl Harbor took place.

WHO WAS INVOLVED?

On the left is a picture of the Japanese leader Mitsuo Fuchida. And the right is a picture of the American leader Husband E. Kimmel.

The two countries that were involved in Pearl Harbor were Japan and the United States.

WHAT HAPPENED?

This is a picture of what kind of airplanes the Japanese used to bomb Pearl Harbor.

Pearl Harbor was considered an air battle because the Japanese used planes to bomb the US Pacific Fleet. The goal and objective of the Japanese was to destroy the US Pacific Fleet. Killing 2403 people, they hoped that the US would be so devastated that Americans would immediately give up.

WHEN DID IT TAKE PLACE?

The battle of Pearl Harbor took place on December 7, 1941 at 7:55 a.m. and it ended at 9:45 a.m.

WHERE DID IT TAKE PLACE?

It took place at Pearl Harbor in Hawaiil and it's location was significant because it American battleships and citizens.

WHY IS IT SIGNIFICANT?

This is a photo of one of the ships being bombed during Pearl Harbor.

It was significant to WWII because it set off American involvement in the war. It also caused Japanese Americans to relocated to internment camps. Although if America had not joined the war the outcome would have been drasticallyy different.

FUN FACTS

This is a photo of one of the ships destroyed right after the bombing.

The Battle of Pearl Harbor was code named "Operation Hawaii", by the Japanese but was later changed to "Operation Z". Starting at 7:55 am most of the American sailors were still in there pajamas or eating breakfast. Since there was no preparation for this attack Eight ships were either sunk or damaged, but surprisingly, all but two ships were able to return to active duty.

This is a photo of some of the Japanese airmen who bombed Pearl Harbor.

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