This Day In History
This Day In History
Sunday, January 19, 2020

«Pearl Harbor»

December 7, 1941

Attack on Pearl Harbor.
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Attack on Pearl Harbor. The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (December 8 in Japan). The attack was intended as a preventive action in order to keep the U.S. Pacific Fleet from interfering with military actions the Empire of Japan was planning in Southeast Asia against overseas territories of the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and the United States.
World War II, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
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