December Japanese forces attacked Pearl Harbor without warning. This resulted in many American casualties including civilians and military units. This was the cause for the American entry in World War II.
USS California - first flagship of the Pacific Fleet, torpedoed at Pearl Harbor, refloated and resumed service. Hit by a kamikaze Jan 1945 crew killed, 155 wounded). Ended up sold for scrap in
http://ift.tt/2wMsJjM of the British planned version of Pearl Harbour. Using only 22 Torpedo Biplanes from an aircraft carrier they managed to surprise an Italian Fleet docked and inflicted heavily casualties. It heavily influenced the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
December Black smoke and flames pour out of a battleship on fire in Pearl Harbour (Pearl Harbor), Oahu Island after a surprise attack by the Japanese which brought America into WW II. (Photo by MPI/Getty Images)
Pearl Harbor widows have gone into war work to carry on the fight with a personal vengeance, Corpus Christi, Texas. Virginia Young (right) whose husband was one of the first casualties of World War II, is a supervisor in the Assembly and Repairs Depa