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We had to get all of our naval vessels out of mothballs. Many had been decommissioned and designated for destruction. Many of these same vessells saw extensive conflict in the South Seas.

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Q: Why did it take so long for the US to react to the attack on Pearl Harbor?
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How long ago was the attack on Pearl Harbor?

The attack on Pearl Harbor happened on Dec. 7, 1941. From 2011, that's 70 years ago.

How long did the Japanese attack pearl harbor?

2 hours

How Long ago Was the Pearl Harbor attack?

1 year

How long did it take to rebuild Pearl Harbor?

Not long. Pearl Harbor itself was not damaged very much. The brunt of the attack was on the ships in the harbor and on the Ford Island airfield. The Japanese were not targeting the harbor facilities.

How long did the attack on Pearl Harbor end?

It took about two hours

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

it took a year

How long did Japan control the Dutch Indies and Burma after the Pearl Harbor attack?

not long

How long after pearl harbor did the us Attack japan?

5 months. The attack on Pearl was in December and Doolittle's Raid took place in April of '42.

How long did it take for navy ship recovery from pearl harbor attack?

half hour

How long did it take for the US to attack Hiroshima after the bombing of pearl harbor?

Almost 5 years.

How long did the Japanese attack on pearl harbor last?

Only about 30 minutes.

How long after the attack on pearl harbor did the us use the atomic bomb?

Nearly 5 years.

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.

How many people were dead in pearl harbor?

Roughly 2-3 thousand people were killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor.Long story short, it wasn't truly a bombing. It was an annihilation.

How long did the bombs hitting Pearl Harbor hit for?

The attack lasted less than 2 hours.

How long did it take the us to recover from pearl harbor?

Pearl was back in operation within months of the attack. Warships and airplanes were destroyed, not the facilities.

What are the immediate and long term effects on the attack of pearl harbor?

its a show now , people live around Pearl Harbour and it has affected alot of people

Why did japan choose the time of the Pearl Harbor attack?

They choose to do attack pearl harbor at 7:55 am on a Sunday because the knew that the Americans would be recovering from a long drunk night. And that they would not be ready to fight and protect the ships that japan planned on destroying.

How long did Japan bomb Pearl Harbor?

Japan bombed pearl harbor for 2 hours

Did Hitler sanction Pearl Harbor attack by japan?

No. From what I know, Adolf Hitler did not have anything to do with Pearl Harbor except for the fact that he is one of the causes of World War II which then caused the Japanese to attack us with a long history behind it. Did_Hitler_have_anything_to_do_with_the_attack_at_Pearl_Harbor

How long after Pearl Harbor was it until the United States engaged in combat with Japan?

During the Pearl Harbor attack, ground forces and the ships in the harbor under attack, returned fire on the Japanese.Several Army Air Corps and Naval planes took to the air and intensely, heroically battled the Japanese planes.The answer to your question is ... Immediately.

Why didnt the US think that Japan would attack Pearl Harbor?

In 1940, the US Navy's Battleship Fleet transferred to Pearl Harbor, from it's old base in Los Angeles (Long Beach), California. Obtain the book: "Day of Deceit: The Truth About FDR and Pearl Harbor." (2000); By Robert B. Stinnett.

How long does it take to get from Honolulu to Pearl Harbor?

It takes about 41 minutes long to get from Honolulu to Pearl Harbor. The actual distance by road is 24.1 miles.

What led the government to evacuate japonese Americans from west coast?

Long-held prejudice, and fears inflamed by the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

How long did the Japanese bombing of pearl harbor last?

About 4 hours. The first bombs fell at 7:55 AM, and the attack was over by noon.