Monday, December 12, 2016

December 7, 1941

On this day in 1941 Pearl Harbor was bombed at 7:55 a.m. (Hawaiian time) a Japanese dive bomber bearing the symbol of the Rising sun of Japan on its wings appears out of the clouds above the Island of Oahu. A swarm of 360 Japanese warplanes followed descending on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in a ferocious assault. The surprise attack struck a critical blow against the U.S. Pacific fleet and drew the United States irrevocably(those who don’t know this word it means unable to be repelled or unalterable)  into World War II.
The more you know ~ Kaevyn Spencer

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