Attack on pearl harbor

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Attack on pearl harbor

  1. 1. ATTACK ON PEARL HARBORDEC. 7, 1941 Karl – Kaur Kaseorg 11A
  2. 2. Objectives A severe blow to American morale The U.S. oil embargo in 1940 against Japan was hurting Japan´s economy  The Japanese grew angry >(
  3. 3. The Japanese Attack Force 81 Fighter Planes 135 Dive Bombers 104 Horizontal Bombers 40 Torpedo Planes 5 midget submarines
  4. 4. Japan commanders Chuichi Nagumo IsorokuYamamoto 1887-1944 1884-1943
  5. 5. U.S. defence 108 Fighter Planes (59 not available for flight) 35 Army Bombers (27 not available for flight) 993 Army/Navy Anti-aircraft Guns
  6. 6. Army/Navy Anti-aircraft Gun
  7. 7. CasualtiesJapan-Less than 100 men- 29 planes- 5 midget submarinesUnited States-2,402 servicemen killed, 68 civilians killed and 1,178 wounded-18 ships (8 battleships, 3 Light cruisers, 3 destroyers, 4 other vessels)
  8. 8.  December 8, 1941Congress passes Mr.Presidents request forWar, binging the US intoWW2
  9. 9. USS Arizona Memorial
  10. 10. Effects/Outcome U.S. was finally forced to join WW II (“The sleeping giant was awakened”) On Dec. 8 1941 U.S. & Great Britain declare war on Japan
  11. 11. Revenge is sweet…“Fat man” was detonated over Nagasaki weight 4600 kg lenght 3.3m diameter 1.5m
  12. 12. THANK YOU!!!!
  13. 13.  http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2011/08/ world-war-ii-battle-of-midway-and-the- aleutian-campaign/100137/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_on_Pearl _Harbor http://et.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%C3%BCnnak_ Pearl_Harborile http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/263064/2011 1207/december-7-1941-pearl-harbor-photos- quotes.htm

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