Pearl Harbor

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  • Tension Increases.

    Tension Increases.
    Tension between Japan and the United States increased in the 1930s. During the 1930s, they begin to talk about starting a war.
  • Manchuria.

    Manchuria.
    Tensions seriously began to grow after the 1931 Japanese invasion of Manchuria.
  • All Out War

    All Out War
    In 1937, an all out war began. It was a military conflict between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan.
  • Unfriendy Act

    Unfriendy Act
    In 1940, following Japan's invasion of French Indochina, the United States halted shipments of airplanes, parts, machine tools. The Japanese took this as an unfriendly act.
  • Ceased Oil Exports

    Ceased Oil Exports
    In July of 1941 the United States ceased oil exports to Japan. Part of the reason they ceased oil exports is because of new American restrictions on domestic oil consumption.
  • Striking Force

    Striking Force
    On November 26, 1941 a Japanese task force of 6 aircraft carriers departed northern Japan to a position to northwest of Hawaii. Its intentions were to launch its aircrafts on Pearl Harbor.
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Attack on Pearl Harbor
    Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese on the morning of December 7, 1941. It resulted in the United States' entry to World War 2.
  • Air Portion of Attack on Pearl Harbor begins.

    Air Portion of Attack on Pearl Harbor begins.
    At 7:48, Hawaiian time, Japanese planes began attacking Pearl Harbor. A total of 353 Japanese planes were launched in two seperate waves.