World war II

Brendan Haun

Pearl Harbor

On the day of December 7, 1941, 8:08 am, the Japanese bombed the US base in Pearl Harbor. This horrific event lasted two hours. Twenty naval ships were destroyed. About 300 airplanes were destroyed. Over 2000 Americans were killed and about 1000 injured or badly wounded. A day after this bombing president Franklin D Roosevelt declared war against Japan.

Bibliography


"Pearl Harbor." History.com. A&E Television Networks, 16 Mar. 2016. Web. 16 Mar. 2016.

Raoul Wallenberg

A Swedish businessman named Raoul Wallenberg saved thousands of lives in World War II. He set up safe houses for the Jews. He went missing. And someone finally found his body years later and he was dead. He was held as a prisoner for the Russians.


Bibliography

"Raoul Wallenberg." History.com. A&E Television Networks. Web. 18 Mar. 2016.