Pearl Harbor

"The Date that Will Live in Infamy"

"The Basics"

Date & Time: December 7th, 1941 7:55 am
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaiian Terroritory, United States
Nations involved: Japanese (Axis) vs. U.S. (Allies)
What Happened: Japanese warplanes attacked the American military base
Result: Major Japanese victory
Significance: Brought the U.S. into WWII, Worst Defeat in American military history
Casualties: American- More than 2,300 killed, more than 1,200 wounded
Japanese- 64 killed