That it was a "sneak" attack. Most people are not well versed in military science. Surprise/Sneak attacks are one of the basic elements of warfare. However, prior to the atomic age...total wars were the only types of wars that were fought (Limited Wars-limited to non-atomic weapons DIDN'T EXIST). And total wars were traditionally accompanied by a "Declaration of War." Not having a formal "Declaration of War" meant "dirty fighting" to the minds of US citizens, and most people in general during those times.
The Americans caused attack on Pearl Harbor.
The US thought that Japan would attack the Philippines instead
No, Pearl Harbor was how the Americans got into WWII.
2,403 Americans died during the attack of Pearl Harbor. 68 of those were civilian.
effects on Americans after pearl harborDue to the attack on Pearl Harbor, many things effected amercians, including destroyed boats/equipment and many deaths. The attack on Pearl Harbor also effected Americans because it lead them to join in World War 2.
there were 2, 403 Americans who died in pearl harbor210,000
the Americans were mad that the pearl harbor was bombed
The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor was to take the American Carriers out of the war to make the Americans vulnerable to attack.
Americans did not destroy anything in Pearl Harbor, aside from Japanese aircraft in self-defense. The USA was the victim of the Pearl Harbor attacks.
Americans largely felt anger and sadness about the attack on Pearl Harbor. They were caught completely off guard and were shocked by the event.
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.
They were blamed for the attack on Pearl Harbor and thought to be spies.
The Japanese gave no warning of their attack on Pearl Harbor. That is why it was a successful surprise attack.
The attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese.
They flew in and bombed them
The Japanese bombed pearl harbor because they thought that the time was perfect to attack. So they did.
it was an unexpected suprise attack
They declared war on Japan after the attack.
After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese citizens and immigrants were put in concentration camps