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They used a shock and awe method of surprising the US Naval Fleet who was unprepared for any attack. They were to totally disable the USN fleet and the airplanes. They did that but did not get the aircraft carriers not realizing they were away from Pearl Harbor conducting maneuvers.

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One example, is that they gave some of the attackers just enough fuel to crash their planes right into the United States ships.

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