Saturday, March 21, 2009

Pearl Harbor

1.Start date-December 7, 1941

2.Honolulu, Hawaii

3.Japanese force consisted of 6 carriers with 423 planes.

4.Japanese attack force was under the command of Admiral Nagumo

5.At 6am, the first Japanese attack wave of 83 planes took off.

6.18 US ships were hit.

7.Casualties included 2335 servicemen and 68 civilians.

8.1078 people were wounded.

9.Day after attack, the US and Britain declared war on Japan.

10.The air raid lasted until about 9:45 am

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