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Pearl Harbor Attack

  • Naval Fleet Move To Pearl Harbor - Time N/A

    Naval Fleet Move To Pearl Harbor - Time N/A
    With Japan invading and ravaging all of the Pacific, the United States created a naval base in Pearl Harbor to intimidate Japan
  • Japan Prepares Offensive Time: 6:10am

    Japan Prepares Offensive Time: 6:10am
    The first wave of aircraft bombers took off and headed towards Pearl Harbor.
  • USS Ward Fires First Shot: Time: 6:45 am

    USS Ward Fires First Shot: Time: 6:45 am
    The USS Ward fires the first shot on a midget Japanese submarine
  • Japanese Planes Reach Oahu - 7:02 am

    Japanese Planes Reach Oahu - 7:02 am
    Opana Mobile Radar Station spotted more than 50 aircraft headed towards Oahu. They reported this to Fort Shafter but were told not to worry about it
  • First Wave Attack - 7:55 am

    First Wave Attack - 7:55 am
    Japanese attack planes began to drop torpedoes, targeting battleships, U.S. aircrafts, and U.S. Army and Naval bases.
  • Bombs Hit Hickam Field - Time N/A

    Bombs Hit Hickam Field - Time N/A
    Japanese attack ships also targeted Air Force Bases, like Hickam
  • USS Arizona Explodes Time: 8:06 am

    USS Arizona Explodes Time: 8:06 am
    A Japanese attack aircraft flew right through the USS Arizona, detonating the ship and causing it to sink with 1177 causalities. It has never rose from the harbor
  • Second Wave Attack: Time 8:53 am

    Second Wave Attack: Time 8:53 am
    Attack planes in the second wave were instructed to destroy the New Yard, fuel stages, and repair shops. However, the USS Nevada broke free from the dock and the Japanese attack planes chased the ship instead, distracting from their original target and allowing the U.S. to rebuild after the attack
  • Japan Declares War: Time: Sometime around 8am

    Japan Declares War: Time: Sometime around 8am
    Japan declares war on the United States and Great Britain
  • After the Attack: Time N/A

    After the Attack: Time N/A
    The attack lasted two hours and caused 2,403 American deaths and 129 Japanese deaths.