Pearl Harbor

By: Abrahm Nunez & Elenna Dominguez

Just before 8 a.m. on December 7, 1941, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, Hawaii. The attack lasted just about two hours, but it was devastating.

The Battle Ships

December 7, 1941

It was just a simple Sunday morning on the island of Oahu, until about shortly after 8 o'clock the Japanese launched about 200 planes of 6 carrier ships in the operation "Hawaii." A total of 18 ships were sunk but 5 ships were destroyers. These boats consisted of The USS Arizona, California, West Virgina, Nevada, and Oklahoma.

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