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Why did the Japanese attack the US?


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2012-08-20 23:12:33
2012-08-20 23:12:33

Pearl Harbour was a pre-emptive strike designed to stop the U.S. from interfering with Japanese plans to invade other countries and territories.

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The US was NOT at war prior to the attack.

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the Japanese did not lull the US into an attack on Pearl Harbor. the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, not the other way around.

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The Japanese had planned a surprise attack on Midway. The surprise was foiled because the US had broken Japan's military code and the US was prepared for the attack.

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The first attack on Japanese military was just days after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.


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