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Well from the facts, the Japan wanted south East Asia and before they could do so, they needed to break US grip on the pacific to allow them control of the seas. To break the US control, the pacific fleet had to be wiped out, especiallly the 4 major US carriers. Unfortuantely all they did was destroyed a few battelships while the carriers escaped totally unharmed.

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Q: When did Japan plan the bombing of Pearl Harbor?
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Who devised the plan for the bombing of Pearl Harbor?

The Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto .

Why did japan attack the US Naval base at Pearl Harbor?

they attckad pearl harbor because the japenese were trying to plan to take the oil tanks of oil from the us to bring back to japan or somewhere

How did the bombing at Pearl Harbor change the way you think of war today?

Pearl Harbor was a classic example of betrayal between countries. Japan attacked the United States after denying any plan of attack. This event was best described as "A date which will live in infamy", many Americans were killed in this attack.

How long did the Japanese plan the attack on Pearl Harbor 1941?

the pearl harbor attacks occurred all throughout 1941, but even before that, it started after japan invaded Manchuria.

Why was the Pearl Harbor bombing so devastating for the US?

They had stayed out of the war so far and the bombing helped them make their decision They would join the war, World War 2 the japan people didnt want to kill our people it was to scare us from there plan of battle with other countries

What was Japan's plan for Pearl Harbor?

Eliminate it.

Who gave the order to attack Pearl Harbor?

Yamamoto planned out the whole plan for the attack on Pearl Harbor. Vice Admiral Nagumo was the fleet commander, with Yamamoto commanding everything from Japan. One pilot, seeing that there was no resistance, squawked on the radio, "Tora, Tora!", which started the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Did Hirohito plan to bomb pearl harbor?


Did japan plan on envading the mainland of America?

no they only bombed pearl harbor so they could manouver their navy without us getting involved. the plan backfired and we nuked them

The American plan for attacking Pacific Islands?

pearl harbor

Who thought of the plan to attack pearl harbor?

admiral yamamoto

What were the tactics for bombing Pearl Harbor?

The Japanese had hopes of catching all American warships in the harbor (some were out to sea) and while the Japanese bombed the warships in the harbor a few managed to escape to open seas. If the Japanese plan had worked this would have rendered the American Navy useless.

Why hadn't America joined the war before Pearl Harbor?

Because we had just finished with WWI and didn't want to fight in another war. The US called it isolationalism and didn't plan to until Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

Why did the US stop providing oil to Japan which lead to the attack on pearl harbor?

because it is the plan of the illuminati to cause war to reduce the population whenever possible

How long did it take to plan the pearl harbor attack?

it took a year

Why japan bomb the pearl harbor?

The United States was the only Navy in the way of Japans plan to conquer the Pacific. They needed to sink the Ships docked a the Navy Base.

Why did japan choose the method of the pearl harbor attack?

The plan was to destroy the American fleet in port, but the primary goal in the fleet were the aircraft carriers. The aircraft carriers were not in port then.

What were the first US plan for winning the war against Japan?

bombing nagsaucka and hermsionme

How many waves of attack did the Japanese plan to make on pearl harbor?

two waves

Who develope the plan to attack pearl harbor?

I think was the jap admiral he was killed later.

Why did Japan plan the attack on Pearl Harbor?

After World War One the treaty limited countrie's militaries. Japan was upset because they were not allowed as many as the US and the other Powerhouse nations. They thought we were out to limit their power, and our relationship with them worsened.

Why was Pearl Harbor was bombed?

The origins of the tension between the US and Japan, which ultimately led to the attack on Pearl Harbor, dates back to the early part of the 20th Century. In summary: In response to Japan's declaration of war on China, which occurred in 1937, and then in 1940, further advancing their troops into northern Indo-China, the US demanded that Japan withdraw from China. Japan refused the demands of the US. In July, 1941 after Japan had refused to withdraw from China, the US, (who supplied Japan with approximately 80% its oil resources, and many of the country's other resources) imposed a complete oil embargo on Japan. This decision, and event is what triggered Japan to attack Pearl Harbor. The reason Pearl Harbor was chosen, as point of target, was, in May of 1940, the US Navy had moved its US Fleet headquarters from San Pedro, California, to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Ironically, the move was a planned one on President Roosevelt's part, to counter Japan's increasing maneuvers and presence in the South Pacific. This decision, and the United States' under estimation of the ability of Japan's military to successfully attack the Navy's fleet at Pearl Harbor, was critical to Japan's successful plan and attack.

What made the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor?

America did not want Japan to take over China, so America stopped trading oil and other strategic materials to Japan. Japan got mad because they needed the oil and materials, and started to plan the attack.

Why did Japan Attack on Pearl Harbor Hawaii?

Japan launched its surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Japan had wanted to establish its Greater East Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere over the entire Chinese coast, all of Southeast Asia, India, Indonesia, and possibly Australia and New Zealand. The U.S. embargoed Japan b/c Japan took over Indochina in 1941. The US was also disturbed by Japanese atrocities in China (such as the Rape of Nanjing). Without steel, oil, and other raw materials from the U.S., the Japanese war effort in Asia would be badly damaged. Japan saw the embargo as an act of war which caused them to plan the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Was japan affected by war?

Yes, very much so. One of the whole reasons why Japan attacked Pearl Harbor was to stop America from intervening, in Japan plan to gather resources from China. and very much so when American dropped atomic bombs on hiroshima and nagasaki