Pearl Harbor Attack
By: Trenton Toney
The Pearl Harbor base in Hawaii was attacked on December 7th, 1941. It was attacked by Japanese torpedo and bomber planes. The explosions were heard to be huge. On December 6 the U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt tries to make peace with the Emperor of Japan. There was no reply from the Emperor. The attacks were commanded by Admiral Nagumo. There was 423 planes totala about to attack at 6 a.m. The first attack had 183 Japanese planes. The second wave had 167 planes and was heading for Pearl Harbor. Pearl Harbor was not in high alert so they was not ready for the attack. The first attack was aimed at airfields and battleships. The second attacked were aimed at the ships.
The Stuff Lost
USS Cassin and Downes wrecked by the Japanese.
Ship being bombed
Ship being attacked by he Japanese.
What the newspaper is saying
This is the what the headline of the newspaper said when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.