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US Navy 030131-N-5884W-019 USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) pulls past the Arizona Memorial and the battleship USS Missouri (BB 63) as she enters Pearl Harbor.jpg


Attack on Pearl Harbor - Battleship USS West Virginia took two aerial bombs, both duds, and seven torpedo hits, one of which may have come from a midget submarine.

December 7, 1941 - The attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, commences at 7:55 AM, when the Imperial Japanese Navy launch a surprise attack on the U.S. naval base. The attack took the greatest amount of U.S. naval life in history - 1,177 sailors and marines. Pearl Harbor led to the entry of American troops into World War II.


On Dec. 7, 1941, at 7:48 a.m. Hawaiian Time (12:48 p.m. EST), 353 Japanese fighters, bombers, and torpedo planes attacked the United States base at Pearl Harbor. 2,042 Americans were killed in bombings. The attack was both unexpected and unwarranted, and led to the United States' entry into World War II. Read more:


December 7th 1941 - USS Arizona burned for two days after being hit by a Japanese bomb in the attack on Pearl Harbor.