This attack is known as the Attack on Sydney Harbor. During WWII, Japanese submarines attacked the Australian cities of Sydney and Newcastle.
The Japanese attacked because they wanted their shoes (which the Australian people stolle from them) back, as ghandi ordered them to.
The attack on the American naval base at Pearl harbour by the Japanese on 7th December 1941 affected the outcome of WW2 by bringing America in to the conflict. America had been following a policy of isolationism (they did not want to get drawn in to what they saw as primarily a European problem) up until this point.
The Australian war cabinet.
Australia was in the war on the side of the Allies, making them the enemies of the Japanese, who were trying to gain control of Asia.
A Japanese float plane from a submarine carried out a flight over Sydney Harbour to map out the targets for the three midget submarines which carried out the attack.
Devastating with sustainable damage
Three Japanese midget-subs attacked on the night of May 31st/June 1st, 1942. See wikipedia for details.
No, they only bombed northern Australia. There was an attack in sydney habour however involving Jap minisumarines.
The Japanese attacked Australia in Air raids and once they attacked Sydney harbour by sneaking mini submarines in. However there was never an attack by Japanese soldiers on Australian soil.
To prevent the Austrailians from coming to the defense of America after the Pearl Harbor attack.Answer To attack shipping (most particularly USS Chigaco) where full-sized submarines couldn't go, as part of the Japanese plan to disprupt Allied shipping.
The Japaneses naval code was broken by the allies, and imminent attack plans by the Japanese was decoded by the allies.
If we are speaking of the attack by the Japanese on Sydney Harbour the fact is that it had practically no impact on Australia Aside from the tragic effect it had on the friends and relatives of those that were murdered as a result of this action.
Most of Japan's attacks were aerial bombings on darwin, Broome, Wyndham and even in north Queensland. However, the Japanese did send a couple of midget submarines into Sydney Harbour in an attack which basically failed.
the attack was tragic
No the closest they ever got was entering Sydney Harbour in the dead of night wth mini submarines and engage in an ill fated attack. the Japanese that landed on Australian soil were either prisoners of war or they were dead.
The first attack on Japanese military was just days after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
As a woman commented during the burying of dead Japanese pilots near Pearl Harbor, just after the attack, "...they were some mother's sons."
Australia was the foot hole for the allied troops to mount an attack on Japanese forces. The battle of Guadalcanal was the deciding battle in preventing the Japanese invasion of Australia.
December 7, 1941, was the date of the Japanese attack.
The Japanese-Americans living and working on Oahu Island (where Pearl Harbor and Honolulu are located) had nothing to do with the attack on Pearl Harbor. Japanese Naval Pilots were the ones who perpetrated the attack.
After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese citizens and immigrants were put in concentration camps
The attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese.
Very little as the Chinese did not attack Pearl Harbor the Japanese did so.