World War ll

  • Japan Invaded China and Indochina

    US ends up demanding that Japan withdraw, and the request is not followed.
  • Embargo on Japan

    The United States places an embargo on Japan by prohibiting exports of oil, steel, scrap iron, ect.
  • Hawaiian Surprise Attack Force

    5 phase plan of attack. US uses radar to intercept messages of the attack.
  • USS Arizona is Attacked

    The USS Arizona was bombed in the events of Pearl Harbor, killing over 1000 people.
  • Phase 1

    Torpedo Plane and dive bomber attacks last between 7:55 to 8:25 am.
  • Phase 2

    Lull or stop in attacks from 8:25 to 8:40 am
  • Phase 3

    Horizontal Bomber Attacks lasting from 8:40 to 9:15
  • Phase 4

    Dive Bomber Attacks lasting from 9:15 to 9:45 am
  • Phase 5

    Warning of Attacks and Completion of Raid after 9:45 am
  • FDR's Address to the US

    This was a request from Roosevelt for Congress to declare war against Japan.
  • Great Britain Declares War

    Great Britain joins the US in declaring war against Japan.
  • Germany and Italy Declare War

    Both Germany and Italy join the war, taking Japan's side to fight against the US and Great Britain.