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  Attack on Pearl Harbor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, was aimed at the Pacific Fleet of the United States Navy and its defending Army Air Corps and Marine air forces.
The perception of the treacherous nature of the attack on Pearl Harbor also sparked fears of sabotage or espionage by Japanese Americans and was a factor in the subsequent Japanese internment in the western United States.
Of Pearl Harbor itself, he said that it came in direct response to a virtual ultimatum, the Hull note, from the U.S. government, and that the surprise attack was not treacherous because it should have been expected.
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 Attack on Pearl Harbor
In terms of its strategic objectives the attack on Pearl Harbor was, in the short to medium term, a spectacular success which eclipsed the wildest dreams of its planners and has few parallels in the military history of any era.
In terms of military history, the attack on Pearl Harbor foreshadowed the emergence of the aircraft carrier as the center of naval power, replacing the battleship as the keystone of the fleet.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor and the resulting state of war between Japan and the United States were factors in the later Japanese internment in the western United States.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/attack_on_pearl_harbor   (4876 words)

  
 Attack on Pearl Harbor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The purpose of the attack on Pearl Harbor was to neutralize American naval power in the Pacific.
In terms of its strategic objectives the attack on Pearl Harbor was, in the short to medium term, a unique and spectacular success which eclipsed the wildest dreams of its planners and has few parallels in the military history of any era.
Most significantly of all, the Pearl Harbor attack galvanised a divided and half-hearted nation into action as nothing else could have done: overnight, it made the whole of America utterly determined to defeat Japan, and it forever removed any question of a negotiated settlement short of unconditional surrender.
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 World War II
Luftwaffe was unable to defeat the Royal Air Force in the Battle of Britain and gain the air superiority needed to invade Britain.
In the spring the Wehrmacht was able to restore the front line and make a successful riposte in the Second Battle of Kharkov, but their offensive at the massive Battle of Kursk (July 1943) was so unsuccessful that the Red Army were able to counterattack and regain the ground previously lost.
After a desperate counteroffensive by the German army in the Ardennes during the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944, the Allies entered Germany in 1945.
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 Pearl Harbor | The Brunching Shuttlecocks
Pearl Harbor is all about bombs- bombs destroying battleships, bombs pummeling airfields, bombs tearing apart hospitals and schools and churches.
Yes, the effects are amazing, yes the battle over Pearl Harbor is fantastic, and yes the battle lasts for almost an hour and manages to bomb the living crapola out of everyone and their stepmother.
Film the battle, revel in the tragedy, end with a blurb of text that says "four years later we dropped a bomb on them and won the damn war" and don't worry if the movie doesn't play well in Japan.
www.brunching.com /selfmade/pearlharbor.html   (661 words)

  
 Attack on Pearl Harbor : Battle of Pearl Harbor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
This, like the Battle of Lexington and Concord, was a comparatively minor battle that had history-altering consequences.
In the first place, the main Japanese target was the three American aircraft carriers stationed in the Pacific, but these were not in Pearl Harbor at the time of the attack and escaped unharmed.
With most of the USN battleships out of commission, the Navy had no choice but to put its faith in aircraft carriers and submarines, and these would prove to be the tools with which the USN first stopped and then reversed the Japanese advance.
www.city-search.org /ba/battle-of-pearl-harbor.html   (1064 words)

  
 Remembering Pearl Harbor: The USS Arizona Memorial
Today the battle-scarred, submerged remains of the battleship USS Arizona rest on the silt of Pearl Harbor, just as they settled on December 7, 1941.
The photograph symbolized the destruction of the United States Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor and the start of a war that was to take many thousands of American lives.
This lesson is based on the USS Arizona Memorial, one of the thousands of properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/18arizona/18arizona.htm   (187 words)

  
 Yoga Darsana Institute | Current Shop - Resurrection: Salvaging the Battle Fleet at Pearl Harbor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The attack on Pearl Harbor is a topic of perennial interest to the American public, and a long line of popular books and movies have focused on the attack or events leading up to it.
Nearly all general histories of the Pearl Harbor attack either end with the close of the attack, or move into the (necessarily more important) aspect of America starting to respond to the changed world situation and coming to grips with the onset of war.
Although the eyes of the world moved away from Pearl and onto the wider theater of war after the first days of December, 1941, the story of what happened there is still one well worth telling.
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 Pearl Harbor Raid, 7 December 1941
The U.S. Fleet's Pearl Harbor base was reachable by an aircraft carrier force, and the Japanese Navy secretly sent one across the Pacific with greater aerial striking power than had ever been seen on the World's oceans.
However, the memory of the "sneak attack" on Pearl Harbor fueled a determination to fight on.
Once the Battle of Midway in early June 1942 had eliminated much of Japan's striking power, that same memory stoked a relentless war to reverse her conquests and remove her, and her German and Italian allies, as future threats to World peace.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/events/wwii-pac/pearlhbr/pearlhbr.htm   (1497 words)

  
 The battle ships of Pearl Harbor
At Pearl Harbor, there were seven mighty battleships and one ex-battleship which had been turned into a target ship, moored along the area known as Battleship Row located on the southeast shore of Ford Island.
She would return from the attack at Pearl Harbor to perform admirably during the remainder of the war.
Surviving many fierce battles during World War II, she would earned a Navy Unit Commendation and 10 battles stars for World War II service and be placed in “mothballs” on February 14, 1947.
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 Pearl Harbor Battle Ships - Cruises RU
Aboard the USS Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor.
The battleships the list … Arizona, 39, 17 Oct 1916, —, Arizona was destroyed at her berth in the attack on Pearl Harbor 7 Dec 1941.
Missouri at Pearl Harbor … and many years in reserve, Missouri is now a museum and memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
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 Attack on Pearl Harbor
In Pearl Harbor were 96 vessels, the bulk of the United States Pacific Fleet.
The Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor and on the airfields of Oahu began at 0755 on December 7, 1941 and ended shortly before 1000.
Fascinating, inspiring stories and details about American heroes of Pearl Harbor who were recognized with the Congressional Medal of Honor.
www.worldwar2history.info /Pearl-Harbor   (871 words)

  
 Battle of Pearl Harbor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The battle of Pearl Harbor can not really be considered as a battle.
They did not have much of a chance to fight back, therefore it can be considered more as a massacre, not a battle.
Pearl Harbor was thought to be the mother of conspiracies.
www.andrews.esc18.net /AHS/TCEA%20WEB%20CONTEST/2002%20Webpages/26Team/pearlharbor.html   (216 words)

  
 HyperWar: History of USMC Operations in WWII, Vol. I: Pearl Harbor to Guadalcanal, Part II [Chapter 2]
Ward attacked and sank an unidentified submarine in the restricted waters close to the entrance to Pearl Harbor.
Part of the Japanese striking force which raided Pearl Harbor was a task unit of two destroyers and a tanker which proceeded independently from Tokyo Bay to a separate target--Midway.
Authorities at Pearl Harbor were determined to get reinforcements to the atoll and within a week after VMSB-231 made its historic long flight from Oahu, two batteries of the 4th Defense Battalion with additional naval 3-inch and 7-inch guns for coast defense were being unloaded.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/USMC/I/USMC-I-II-2.html   (6322 words)

  
 Order of Battle - Pearl Harbor - 7 December 1941
The wrecks of the other two ships still remain at Pearl Harbor but portions of both were salvaged during 1942.
An estimated 200 other survivors of the battle have had their ashes scattered into the waters of Pearl Habor and an additional unknown number have had their ashes scattered at various other military bases that were attacked on 7 December 1941.
Chief Petty Officer's assigned to various commands in the Hawaii area, salute as the remains of Chief Machinist's Mate Anthony Francis Czarnecki are taken aboard the USS Arizona Memorial to be entombed.
www.navweaps.com /index_oob/OOB_WWII_Pacific/OOB_WWII_Pearl_Harbor.htm   (1727 words)

  
 What are some of the weapons used the the battle of Pearl Harbor?
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 Cinema Confidential Review: Pearl Harbor (2001)
Amidst all the negativity, all the hype, and all of the uncertainty, "Pearl Harbor" emerges from the water as an audience favorite.
Dressed with superb scenery, packed with engaging action sequences, and touched by a, well, somewhat decent love story, "Pearl Harbor" is a fan's film; not a critic's.
With "Pearl Harbor", it's not a case of hindsight bias.
www.cinecon.com /reviews/pearlharbor.shtml   (486 words)

  
 Twentieth Century Atlas - Casualty Statistics - United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
That would probably be the Battle of Celaya, 1915, in the Mexican Revolution, in which some 10,000 died.
But the "bloodiest battle in US history" could also mean the most people of all nationalities killed in a battle involving a major commitment of American troops, which would be the 150,000 Americans and Japanese killed at Okinawa.
Gettysburg, the bloodiest battle of the Civil War, is usually claimed to have killed 3,155 Union and 3,903 Confederate troops, for a total of 7,058.
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 World War Two - The History Beat
In the two battles at El Alamein in June and late October - early November, the British under General Montgomery pushed the Germans out of Egypt, westward towards Tunisia.
The Japanese expansion throughout the Pacific and Asia was halted by their devastating defeat at the Battle of Midway, where they suffered crippling losses to their carrier fleet.
Hard-fought battles at Tarawa, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and others resulted in horrific casualties on both sides, but the Japanese were finally driven back.
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 National Geographic: Remembering Pearl Harbor--history, maps
From Pearl Harbor to Bikini Atoll, ocean explorer Robert Ballard takes you there via rare photos, survivors’ stories, and accounts of his own expeditions.
Photos, footage, firsthand accounts, and narration bring the attack on Pearl Harbor in Oahu, Hawaii, to life—moment by moment, target by target.
Pearl Harbor Ships and Planes, World War II Time Line, and More: Get the facts in easy-print form, click to related sites, and review recommended resources.
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 Review Resurrection: Salvaging the Battle Fleet at Pearl Harbor - Computer Toaster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Resurrection: Salvaging the Battle Fleet at Pearl Harbor
For so long have publications glossed over the aftermath with bromides like 'the twilight of the gods [the battleships]' or 'the ascendancy of the aircraft carrier was now established.' At most, we have been used to recounting abbreviated lists of...
Epilogues sometimes report that most of the damaged ships actually returned to the battle lines, but in-depth reports of what happened at...
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 Pearl Harbor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Pearl Harbor Naval Base is located in Hawaii.
The major participants of the battle were Japan and the U.S. The human cost of the battle of Pearl Harbor fell the heaviest on the United States.
Although Japan won the battle of Pearl Harbor, the United States and the Allied Forces won World War II.
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 Amazon.com: DVD: Pearl Harbor (2001)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
To call Pearl Harbor a throwback to old-time war movies is something of an understatement.
One of the most brutal days in American history, and yet most of the blood is not up close and in your face, it's comfortably in the background, perhaps not to offend their apparent target 15-year-old girl Titanic audience.
Not only does it take enormous license with the events at Pearl Harbor, the Battle of Britain and Jimmy Doolittle's raid on Tokyo, but the plot centures on a hackneyed love-triangle plot that was worn out even in the 1940s.
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 People Weekly: Battle Ready: Pearl Harbor's Kate Beckinsale has conquered anorexia and other demons. Next quest: ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
People Weekly: Battle Ready: Pearl Harbor's Kate Beckinsale has conquered anorexia and other demons.
Battle Ready: Pearl Harbor's Kate Beckinsale has conquered anorexia and other demons.
For Kate Beckinsale, one of the biggest acting challenges in the making go Pearl Harbor came when she returned to her trailer--and her 2-year-old daughter Lily.
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 The Daily Mail (London, England) : New battle of Pearl harbor. @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Start / T / The Daily Mail (London, England) / April 11, 2001 / New battle of Pearl harbor.
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor had been designed to eliminate the American fleet from the Pacific, and crush U.S. resolve for a fight.
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 Great Battles of World War II - Pearl Harbor/The Battle of Midway: Two Disc Set on DVD - MovieWeb
A collection of two documentaries exploring two of the most important battles of the second world war.
First, "Pearl Harbor" is an intense study of the events leading to and following the bombing that brought America into the war.
The second installment, "The Battle of Midway", documents how an undermanned and less experienced American Navy was able to hold off the Japanese in the Pacific.
movieweb.com /dvd/dvd.php?018111911191   (176 words)

  
 Resurrection: Salvaging the Battle Fleet at Pearl Harbor, Naval Institute Press, Daniel Madsen
Epilogues sometimes report that most of the damaged ships actually returned to the battle lines, but in-depth reports of what happened at Pearl Harbor itself following the attack are pretty rare.Daniel Madsen steps into this void with a book that, to use another cliché, reads like a novel.
Amid the uncertainty of never knowing for sure whether the Japanese would return for a second strike at the fleet, civilian and naval engineers, divers, repair workers, and line officers devised innovative solutions to large and sometimes unprecedented problems.
I can't speak too highly of how Madsen succeeds in weaving this into an interesting and well-paced narrative.Readers familiar with the Pearl Harbor story will appreciate finding out what happened to the ships, and the base as a whole, in the weeks and months following the attack.
allentech.net /bookstore/item_1557504881.html   (1559 words)

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