Pearl Harbor is located on the island of Oahu in the state of Hawaii, within United States of America. It lies in the Pacific Ocean halfway between the mainland of the United States and Japan. It is a lagoon to the west of the state's capital, Honolulu.
The attack on Pearl Harbor Navy Base by the aerial forces of the Japanese Navy began at 7:48 a.m. Hawaiian time on Dec. 7, 1941 and ended about 90 minutes later. This surprise attack was the incentive for the United States to enter World War II, declaring war on Japan t...
After the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the United States entered World War II. On December 8, Congress declared war on Japan, and on December 11, the United States entered into war with Germany.
Pearl Harbor is located on the island of Oahu in the state of Hawaii. Pearl Harbor refers to both the natural harbor in the island of Oahu and the American Naval base located there.
The attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, was important because it sparked the United States' entrance into World War II. The day after the Japanese attacked Honolulu's Pearl Harbor, the United States declared war on Japan.
Pearl Harbor, a United States naval base on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, was the site of one of the worst attacks in American history. The Japanese attack on the base occurred on Dec. 7, 1941 and concluded with the destruction of 20 naval vessels and 200 airplanes.
More than 2,500 people were killed when Japanese planes attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941. The attack on a U.S. military base began at 7:55 a.m. Hawaii time and lasted less than two hours, also resulting in the loss of 300 airplanes and 18 American ships.