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Answered 2011-09-13 16:53:51

The US became part of WWII after

its military base Pearl Harbor

was bombed by Japanese forces.

The reason why the Japanese bombed the US was

because the US stopped distributing

oil to Japan.

The Japanese figured that the US would appease them

if they bombed Pearl Harbor,

but they were wrong.

Japan ended up being bombed

by an atomic bomb in

Hiroshima, Japan and Nagasaki, Japan.

These atomic bombings led to Japans surrender to the US.

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