Pearl Harbor Events

  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    On December 7, 1941 the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, taking the life of nearly 2,400 American servicemen. After atleast 30 minutes Japan had destroyed around 8 battleships and close to 200 airplanes. The next day America declared war on Japan and three days later the axis powers declared war on the U.S.
  • Roosevelt Declares War

    Roosevelt Declares War
    Franklin D. Roosevelt asked congress to declare war on Japan the next day after the Pearl Harbor bombing. Pearl Harbor was a terrible tragedy on American navy and Roosevelt felt the need for revenge. The axis powers declared war on the U.S. three days later.
  • Executive Order 9066

    Executive Order 9066
    Executive Order 9066 was a presidental propasal that was issued during WWII. It authorized the Secretary of War to authorize some areas of military zones. Soon this operation came to conclusion of putting Japenese Americans in guarded camps.
  • Douglas MacArthur

    Douglas MacArthur
    Douglas MacArthur was an American general in the SouthWest Pacific in WWII. He led United Nation forces in the Korean War as a chief of staff of the Army and field marshall, there he organized an army. He was very well talented, egostical to some but none the less and great leader in the war.
  • Battle of Saipan

    Battle of Saipan
    The Battle of Saipan occured on June 15 and lasted until July 1944. The Allied Invasion group left Pearl Harbor on June 5, 1944, right before the day of Operation Overlord in Europe. The U.S. 2nd and 4th Marine Division with the help of the 27th Infantry Division defeated the Imperial Japenese Army.
  • The Battle of Iwo Jima

    The Battle of Iwo Jima
    The Battle of Iwo Jima, also known as Operation Detachment, lasted a little over a month. It was a battle that the United States Armed Forces defeated Japan over and capture the island of Iwo Jima from Japenese Empire. It was one the most fiercest and bloody battles of WWII.
  • The Atomic Bomb

    The Atomic Bomb
    At around 8.15 a.m. on August 6, 1945 a US B-29 droped an atomic bom on the Japenese city of Hiroshima, instantly killing over 80,000 people. The second atomic bomb was drop on Nagasaki killing near 40,000 people. Months after the attack more than 100,000 people died slowly from their injuries. This bomb was very destructive and massive.
  • Enola Gay

    Enola Gay
    The Enola Gay is a B-29 Superfortress bomber, selected by Colonel Paul Tibbets, during an assembly line. On August 6, 1945, near the end of World War II, it became one of the first aircrafts to drop the atomic bomb. Code name "Little Boy" was targeted for Hiroshima, Japan, and caused major destruction. It also participated in the second atomic attack arranged for Kokura but through the steam and clouds the bombing was in Nagasaki.
  • Pacific War

    Pacific War
    The Pacific War, mostly called the Asia-Pacific War, was the scene of World War II. Battles was fought along the Pacific Ocean and also East Asia. The Pacific War beginned after the Bombing of Pearl Harber on December 7, 1941 but ended after surrender from Japan on September 2, 1945. It lasted 3 years, 8 months, 3 weeks, and 5 days.
  • Japan Surrenders

    Japan Surrenders
    On September 2, 1945 , The Empire of Japan surrendered from World War II. After the United States dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan, the soviets also invaded the Japan nations later that day. The next day America dropped another atomic bomb, which caused Japan to surrender from the war.