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Sneak Attack: Japan's Attack on Pearl Harbor



Sneak Attack: Japan's Attack on Pearl Harbor

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     challenging words:    congresswoman, havoc, planes, battle, country, goal, without, government, however, nearly, nation, actually, declare, warning, attack, hundred
     content words:    Pearl Harbor, World War II, United States, President Franklin D.


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Sneak Attack: Japan's Attack on Pearl Harbor
By Erin Horner
  

1     On December 7, 1941, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. Without warning, the country secretly sent hundreds of planes to the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The Japanese headed toward Hawaii with two goals: bomb U.S. ships and planes stationed at Pearl Harbor and discourage America from ever joining World War II. The Japanese bombers wreaked havoc on the base. In just two hours the attacks killed more than two thousand people. They destroyed nearly two hundred planes. They sunk eight huge battleships. The Japanese government met one of their goals. Their sneak attack caused irreparable damage. They didn't, however, meet their second goal. Rather than discourage the United States from entering the war, Japan's actions actually encouraged the nation to join in the battle. The day after the attack .....
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