The Japanese didn't want to get into a war with the US. The plan was to take out Pearl Harbor, a major U.S. naval base, unexpectedly, thus crippling the giant and keeping them out of Japan's hair while Japan went on to conquer East Asia.
It was also the Japanese intention to take control of the Philippines which meant that they would have to oppose the United States at some point. They chose to make it an engagement on their terms as opposed to one where the Americans could have a strong showing.
Japan was occupied by the united states for 6 years after japan surrendered to the united states in world war 2.
congress declared war on japan then japans allies (Germany and Italy) declared war on the united states
No, the United States and Japan were not allies. Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, and that is the reason the United States entered the war.
BECAUSE JAPAN DIDN'T DECLAIRE WAR ON THE UNITED STATES SO THEY WERE NOT PARPARED. AS A RESAULT OF JAPAN ATTACKING PEARL HARBOR THE UNITED STATES DECLEARED WAR ON JAPAN.
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The United States declared war on Japan.
The United States declared war on Japan December 8 , 1941 .
Because the United States declared war on Japan after Pearl Harbor.
Japan, Germany, and Italy formed the Axis Powers in World War II, therefore, due to their alliance, a declaration of war against one was perceived as a declaration against all. Germany and Italy formalized this by declaring war on the United States in retaliation for their declaration of war on Japan.
Helped them rebuild.
The United States declared war on Japan on December 8, 1941, the day after the Japanese attacked the United States. Germany & Italy declared war on the United States on December 11, 1941. The United States declared war on Germany & Italy later that day. The United States had been helping the Allies since 1940 in several ways short of war. Stalin declared war on Imperial Japan about one week before Japan surrendered.
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor precipitated the United States entry into a state of war with the Empire of Japan. When Hitler learned that the United States had declared war on Japan he, Hitler, declared war on the United States.What had been a war between Japan and China, and between Germany and England boiled over into a World War. Tha war saw the industrial might of the United States supplying England and eventually every belligerant lined up against Germany,Italy, and Japan.It got the United States involved in world war 2
The United States and their ally, the British Empire, declared war on Japan December 8, 1941. This declaration was after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
What happened was when the Japanese attacked the United States Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor, the United States declared war on Japan and Germany being allied with Japan declared war on the United States.
Yes, that's how the United States defeated Japan by the end of World War 2. The United States are powerful enough to defeat Japan.
The United States demanded the Japan pay for war damages.
The United States dropping the atomic bomb on Japan during WWII illustrated "total war" because they not only targeted military forces, but civilians.
The Japanes were put into camps during the war because the United States was afraid that they were spying on the United States for Japan... When in the end about ten occasions were the true people spying on the United states for Japan
Japan didn't invade Germany. During World War II, Japan actually joined Germany. It was part of the Axis which included Germany, Italy and Japan. After the United States declared war on Japan, Italy and Germany, as Japan's allies, declared war on the United States.
In December 1941 Japan attacked the United States forces at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, which pulled the United States into war.
Well, we declared war on Japan after Pearl Harbor was bombed. And then after we did that, Germany and Italy declared war on the United States.
Because the forces of Japan attacked the United States.
It was the United States that bombed Japan to finish the war.
The United States won the war by bombing Japan after Pearl Harbor.
The United States declared war on the Empire of Japan on 8 December 1941.