Two massacres different decades

9/11 and Pearl Harbor

Description

9/11 and Pearl Harbor were both huge events that caught America of guard. This events lost America a lot of lives. One is considered a terrorist attack but the other a act of war. Both of these were devastating and I think that know one will ever forget 12-7 and 9-11. On to the real paragraphs

Similarities

There are many similarities between Pearl Harbor bombing and 9/11 one being that they were both committed by foreign country's . The second being that they where both committed through Planes and the 3rd being that they where both really unexpected attacks. The last being all big events that scared our nation.

Differences

There are 2 main differences are that while Japan is a country. The terrorist group Al-Qaeda who committed 9/11 was not. Also Japan attacked the navy and the terrorist attack a business. Those are the most obvious differences.

National Geographic Provided this graph

This is a partial list. See all affected U.S. ships in our attack map.



CaliforniaBattleship 44191921.0 knotsBattleship Row; forward of the Marylandand Oklahoma2,2002 torpedo hits, 0800-0810 hours; 1 bomb hit

MarylandBattleship 46 192021.0 knotsBattleship Row; tied to the Oklahoma2,1002 bomb hits

OklahomaBattleship 37191420.5 knotsBattleship Row; tied to the Maryland1,3015 torpedo hits; ship capsized; 429 men dead; 32 survivors cut out of hull in following days

TennesseeBattleship 43191921.0 knotsBattleship Row; inboard of the West Virginia2,2002 bomb hits

West VirginiaBattleship 48192121.0 knotsBattleship Row; outboard of the Tennessee2,3506 torpedo hits; 2 bomb hits; half sunk

ArizonaBattleship 39191521.0 knotsBattleship Row; tied to the Vestalforward of the Nevada1,5001 torpedo hit, 0805 hours; 8 bomb hits, 0810 hours; half sunk

PennsylvaniaBattleship 38191521.0 knotsDry dock; behind the destroyers Cassinand Downes1,3012 bomb hits, 0900-0910 hours

NevadaBattleship 36191421.0 knotsBattleship Row; tied to the Vestal, which was forward of the Nevada1,5001 torpedo hit; 6 bomb hits; beached on Hospital Point

Utah
Battleship 31191120.0 knotsWest side of Ford Island1,0012 torpedo hits; capsized to port

Helena
Light Cruiser 50193832.5 knotsTen Ten Pier; inboard of the Oglala1,7001 torpedo hit

Cassin
Destroyer 372193336.5 knotsDry dock; next to the Downes1721 bomb hit, 0906 hours

DownesDestroyer 375193336.5 knotsDry dock; next to the Cassin1722 bomb hits, 0906 hours

Shaw
Destroyer 373193536.5 knotsFloating dry dock; west of the Pennsylvania and Ten Ten Pier1723 bomb hits, 0902 hours; badly damaged

Oglala
Minelayer 4191720.0 knotsTen Ten Pier; across from Battleship Row outboard of the Helena3001 torpedo hit, 0930 hours; capsized to port

Argonne
Flagship 31192115.5 knotsNaval Yard dock; southeast of Battleship Row85No damage

Vestal
Repair Ship 4190916.0 knotsBattleship Row; tied to the Arizona4662 bomb hits; beached on Aiea Sands, 0945 hours

AkagiRed Castle192731 knots2,000

KagaIncreased Joy192028.5 knots27 Zeros, 27 Vals, 27 Kates2,016

ShokakuHappy Crane193934.5 knots18 Zeros, 27 Vals, 27 Kates1,660

ZuikakuLucky Crane193934.5 knots18 Zeros, 27 Vals, 27 Kates1,600

HiryuFlying Dragon193934.5 knots24 Zeros, 18 Vals, 18 Kates1,100

SoryuGreen Dragon193734.5 knots27 Zeros,18 Vals, 18 Kates1,100

Aichi 3A2,
Val Type 99281 mph
(450 kph)874 miles (1407 km)(1) 250-kg (551-lb) bomb under fusilage
(1) 60-kg (132-lb) bomb under each wingTwo back to backCarrier-borne, single-engine dive bomber

MitsubishiA6M2 Zeke or Zero
Model 11340 mph
(544 kph)1,160 miles
(1867 km)(1) 60-kg (132-lb) bomb under each wingOneCarrier-borne fighter

NakajimaB5N2
Kate Type 97,
Model 12225 mph
(360 kph)683 miles
(1093 km)(1) 18-in (28-cm) torpedo
or (1) 500-kg (1100-lb) bombTwo to threeSingle-engine torpedo bomber


Akagi, 1st Attack Unit15 Kates800-kg (1760-lb) armor-piercing bombU.S.S. Maryland, U.S.S. Tennessee, or U.S.S. West Virginia

Kaga, 2nd Attack Unit14 Kates800-kg (1760-lb) armor-piercing bombU.S.S. Arizona/U.S.S. Vestal, U.S.S. Tennessee,or U.S.S. West Virginia

Soryu, 3rd Attack Unit10 Kates800-kg (1760-lb) armor-piercing bombU.S.S. Nevada, U.S.S. Tennessee, or U.S.S. West Virginia

Hiryu, 4th Attack Unit10 Kates800-kg (1760-lb) armor-piercing bombU.S.S. Arizona, U.S.S. California

Akagi, 1st Torpedo Attack Unit12 KatesMk 91 aerial torpedoU.S.S. West Virginia, U.S.S. Oklahoma, or U.S.S. California

Kaga, 2nd Torpedo Attack Unit12 KatesMk 91 aerial torpedoU.S.S. West Virginia, U.S.S. Oklahoma, or U.S.S. Nevada

Soryu, 3rd Torpedo Attack Unit8 KatesMk 91 aerial torpedoU.S.S. Utah, U.S.S. Helena, U.S.S. California,or U.S.S. Raleigh

Hiryu, 4th Torpedo Attack Unit8 KatesMk 91 aerial torpedoU.S.S. West Virginia, U.S.S. Oklahoma, or U.S.S. Helena

Shokaku, 15th Attack Unit26 Vals250-kg (550-lb) general-purpose dive-bombHickam Field

Zuikaku, 16th Attack Unit25 Vals250-kg (550-lb) general-purpose dive-bombWheeler Field

Akagi, 1st Fighter Combat Unit9 Zeros20-mm (.79-in) cannonHickam Field, Ewa Air Control, and grounded aircraft at Ford Island

Kaga, 2nd Fighter Combat Unit9 Zeros20-mm (.79-in) cannonHickam Field, Ford Island Air Control, and grounded aircraft at Ford Island

Soryu, 3rd Fighter Combat Unit8 Zeros20-mm (.79-in) cannonWheeler Field, Ewa Air Control, and grounded aircraft at Barbers Point

Hiryu, 4th Fighter Combat Unit6 Zeros20-mm (.79-in) cannonWheeler Field, Ewa Air Control, and grounded aircraft at Barbers Point

Shokaku, 5th Fighter Combat Unit6 Zeros20-mm (.79-in) cannonNaval Air Station Kaneohe, Bellows Field Air Control, and grounded aircraft at Kaneohe

Zuikaku, 6th Fighter Combat Unit5 Zeros20-mm (.79-in) cannonAir control and grounded aircraft at Kaneohe

Shokaku, 5th Attack Unit27 Kates(1) 250-kg (551-lb) general-purpose bomb and (6) 60-kg (132-lb) regular bombs bomb under fusilage
Kaneohe Naval Air Station

Zuikaku, 6th Attack Unit27 Kates(1) 250-kg (551-lb) general-purpose bomb and (6) 60-kg (132-lb) regular bombsHickam Field


Akagi, 13th Attack Unit18 Vals250-kg (551-lb) general purpose dive-bombFord Island NW, U.S.S. Neosho, U.S.S. Shaw,and U.S.S. Nevada

Zuikaku, 14th Attack Unit17 Vals250-kg (551-lb) general purpose dive-bombNavy Yard, U.S.S. California, and U.S.S. Maryland

Soryu, 11th Attack Unit17 Vals250-kg (551-lb) general purpose dive-bombNavy Yard, U.S.S. California, and U.S.S. Raleigh

Kaga, 12th Attack Unit26 Vals250-kg (551-lb) general purpose dive-bombU.S.S. Nevada, U.S.S. Maryland, and U.S.S. West Virginia


Akagi, 1st Fighter Combat Unit9 Zeros20-mm (.79-in) cannonHickam Field

Kaga, 2nd Fighter Combat Unit9 Zeros20-mm (.79-in) cannonPearl Harbor

Soryu, 3rd Fighter Combat Unit9 Zeros20-mm (.79-in) cannonNAS Kaneohe

9/11

The Planes that hit the Twin Towers where to passenger planes provided by American Airlines.