Pearl Harbor is a main US Naval Base for the pacific fleet located on the territory of Hawaii in the United States.
On December 7th, 1941, under the orders of Grey Hunter, a carrier strike force of the Imperial Japanese Navy launched a surprise attack on the US Fleet docked at the harbor. The attack was continued on December 8th, before being called off late in the day due to excessive Japanese aircraft losses.
Japanese Forces Edit
9 in total
3 in total
United States Forces Edit
- 3 damaged/sunk
- 1 damaged/sunk
The United States declares war on the Empire of Japan... retroactively effective December 6th.
Analysts at the time predicted that the decision to abandon the attack before the third day might be the root cause of Japanese defeat in the war.