WWII Pearl Harbor Timeline Mark Resig 1941

This is a brief overview of the Bombing of Pearl Harbor and it is a timeline that has all the times in military time.

Dec 7, 1941

0342

Minesweeper Condor 2 miles out of Pearl Harbor to clear all of the mines that would be in the way of the Japanese Fleet.

0610

Comdr. mitsuo Fuchida will lead Japan in attack plus 183 fighters, bombers, and torpedo planes roar to the sky.

0645

The USS Ward goes in for the kill on the Minesweeper Condor

0653

USS Ward drops depth charges upon defensive sea area

0715

USS Ward confirms the attack successful on the unidentified vessel.

0733

The Navajos stymied through Japanese codes.

0740

At 0740 the Empire of The Rising Sun's first wave attack on Pearl Harbor consisted of 49 high altitude bombers, 51 dive bombers, 40 torpedo planes, and 43 zero's. They started the attack 15 minutes later.

0755

Logan Ramsey runs to a radio room to give a coded message to every ship in the fleet and every base on Oahu that pearl harbor is being attacked.

0810

An armor piercing bomb is dropped on the deck of the USS Arizona killing 1177 men.

0854

The second japanese wave comes meeting Heavy anti-aircraft guns.

1000

Japanese fighters didn't have radar. They scattered with bombers from Oahu following them back to the carriers.

1300

US aircrafts head for home after following the Japanese back to their carriers.

Dec 8, 1941

Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Day in Infamy" speech therefore declaring war on Japan Joining the allies in WWII.

My second source is Attack on Pearl Harbor by Shelley Tanaka and David Craig.

Credits:

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/pearlharbor/history/pearlharbor_timeline.html http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/thousands-pay-tribute-pearl-harbor-75-years-after-attack-n692986 Attack on Pearl Harbor by Shelley Tanaka and David Craig

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