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How did the bombing of Pearl Harbor change the course of World War 2?
this bombing forced Americans to go to war when previously they did not want involvement
It changed the course of WW2 because it fored the American Millitary to enter World War when before they wamted no involvement. As a result of the attack the American Millitary bombed the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.The attack also marked the beginning of the Pacific War.
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Pearl Harbour was attacked December 7th 1941. Japan surrendered September 2, 1945. Call it four years.
On December 7, 1941, the Japanese made a surprise attack on the U.S. Naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The Japanese attack was quick and effective. Of the eight U.S. Navy ba…ttleships in the harbor; four were sunk and the other four damaged. Three cruisers, three destroyers and other ships were damaged or sunk. 188 U.S. Navy planes were destroyed, most of them while still on the ground - there just hadn't been time for their crews to get to the airfields, get them ready for flight, and get them up in the air before the Japanese planes turned around and headed back to their aircraft carriers. 2,402 Americans were killed and 1,282 were wounded. This attack wasn't really "during" World War 2 as far as the U.S. was concerned. Although the war had been going on for two years in Europe and longer in Asia, most Americans wanted to stay out of these foreign wars. The U.S. did not enter World War 2 until the Pearl Harbor attack had happened.
No, WWII had already been going on before the USA became involved. Germany (referred to as Nazi-Germany when Hitler was its Führer or leader) had started wars with its neighb…oring countries who called the USA to their aid & we supplied them with units, supplies & equipment as-the bombing of Pearl Harbor then allowed us to get militarily involved.
There is a varying in the actual facts about the War War 2, regarding Pearl Harbor. It is generally believed that after five years, eight months, and seven days, that it ended….
WWII had already started in Europe, the bombing of Pearl Harbour got the US involved.
It brought the US into the war with millions of fresh troops and almost unlimited resources.
1 It caused the most powerful industrial nation in the world to enter the war. For example we built more aircraft in one year than the Germans could build in four years. We bu…ilt ships faster than the Germans and Japanese could sink them. As Stalin once said, "Quantity has a quality all its own." 2. America had been against joining the war. Pearl Harbor ended all resistance against joining the war in one day. 3. It changed a Navy attitude that the Battleship was the main naval weapon, that wars at sea would be settled by ships shooting it out with oneanother. Since most of our Battleships were sunk we were forced to use whatever we had. In that case it was the Aircraft Carrier. It didn't take long (Battles of Coral Sea and Midway) for the Carriers to prove the day of the Battleship was, for the most part, over. In those battles ships were sunk without ever seeing oneanother. The fighting between navies would no longer take place at distances of 20-30 miles, but in hundreds of miles. The USA was a well educated and well prepared industrial nation that was able to produce weapons and fresh troops without having to constantly repair its own infrastructure. The British had been fighting the Germans for a number of years and were doing a good job of it, The USA had been supplying the the British with a fantastic amount of weaponry even before they became involved in WW2, however the Japs being stupid enough to attack the US caused Germany to declare war as well and it was on for young and old. the end result is that the us introduced fresh equipment and materials into the war and made absolutely sure that the debt incurred by Europe was repaid by her victorious Alys. The Japanese heirarchy were later rewarded by being made one of the wealthyest industrial nations in the world. And with only having to face perfungtory war crimes prosicutions. Pearl Harbor was the naval base that the United States Navy had a large portion of their naval ships and servicemen stationed. When Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 12/7/41 on a Sunday morning the Japanese severely crippled the ability for the naval force to wage war.
A huge part because it not only left its mark on history but made the US declare war on Japan whose allies, Germany and Italy, declared war on the US. This officialy made it a… World War
The attack on Pearl Harbour was the latest action in a string of agressive actions that finally made the American public realise that war could not be avoided and would come f…urther into American waters if left unchallenged -------------------------------------------------------Simple justice mandated entry into WW II after the "unprovoked and dastardly" attack on the US Fleet. The human cost of 2,403 lives and 1,104 wounded could not be overlooked.
Answer It stifled the effects of isolationism in the US and allowed the Government encouraged by the president Roosevelt, to declare war. Following that when Japan s…ided with Germany and its partners that decision automatically put the US formally against them aswell.
Answer Alot of people in the U.S. were isolationists (not intervening in other countries conflicts) and wanted to appease Germany and the other Axis powers (give …them what they want and they'll leave us alone). Many also didn't want to get into another war after WWI.
Pearl Harbor triggered the US entry into the war; making WW2 a global war.
Because US ships had been attacked on US territory.
Hi-tech advanced warning systems are in effect.
In World War 2
pretty much. after the world war two ended everybody was excited and surrendered except for the Japanese they didn't want to except that it was over. so the U.S wanted to try …and get them to give up by dropping bombs. Pearl Harbor is basically what got the US directly involved in WWII because the Japanese were in talks with America about a truce although no truce was actually declared. they then broke down the talks of peace with America and they bombed pearl harbor and wiped out most of the American pacific fleet. America then retaliated with the doolittle raid others and war continued until America dropped the first atom bomb on hiroshima and japan surrendered