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Why did Japan see Pearl Harbor in the Pacific as a threat?

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2005-09-01 03:56:23
2005-09-01 03:56:23

Pearl harbor was home to the U.S. Pacific fleet. It was the only fleet powerful enough to interfere with Japan's offensive into SouthEast Asia and the Pacific. They needed to damage/destroy it to such an extent that they would be able to safely take all of their objectives before the U.S. had recovered.

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