Is it possible that there were more casualties than were reported in the attack on Pearl harbor?
The only reason something is impossible; is because someone hasn't done it yet. For this particular question; the only reason it's impossible for casualties to be different is because someone hasn't proven otherwise (yet). During the September attack on NYC in 2001, casualties were (by Televison/radio) initially reported to be as high as 50,000 people. For the student historian: statistics will almost always be different. They will almost always NEVER be accurate. If TWO men are on the same battleground, on the same time and day, during the same event...you will get TWO views of the battle; TWO different reports (after action reports). One or both of those reports will go into the history books.
Nearly half of the dead from the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941 were aboard the battleship USS Arizona. Shortly after the start of the attack, a Japanese bomb penetrated the forward deck plating and exploded inside the magazine, the place where explosives are stored. The Arizona was immediately destroyed and sank. It's still there, on the bottom of Pearl Harbor.
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The attack on Pearl Harbor occurred in an attempt by the Japanese to gain control of as much land as possible. The attack itself was very successful by damaging the ships in harbor. The one major point that was not expected was that none of the Aircraft carriers were in the harbor during the attack. Had they been, the US Navy would have nearly been wiped out according to information I have read. The information…
B-17 were not used during the attack at Pearl Harbor. Six B-17's were scheduled to land when the attack started but they were unarmed aircraft because it was a peacetime flight and they were transferring the aircraft to the Island. Radar reported a large wave of aircraft coming in but it was thought that it was the B-17's coming in not an attack of Japanese fighters. Very few American aircraft got off the ground during…
Where can you find the names of Navy personel who graduated from Seattle Washington academy on September 30 1941 and died at Pearl Harbor?
The best way would be to write to the Academy and request the information. There are many websites that chronicle the events of the attack on Pearl Harbor. A complete list of casualties can be found on the Full Casualty List of Pearl Harbor site. Please refer to the link on this answer page for more information.