AMERICAN

  HISTORY



December 7, 1941
    Japanese warplanes attack Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.
In a surprise, early-morning attack, 360 Japanese warplanes bomb the US Pacific naval fleet and in a two-hour assault kill about 2,400 Americans – almost half the casualties are aboard the battleship USS Arizona. The United States will declare war on Japan the following day.


===> The Declaration of Independence – July 4, 1776

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