Today marks the anniversary of the Japanese attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. In it, 188 U.S. aircraft were destroyed, 2,402 Americans were killed, 1,282 were wounded. The United States declared war on Japan the following day, formally entering into World War II.
To learn more about the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, try the following resources:
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