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Unformatted text preview: i. US expected attack in the Philippines, because they were the closest to Japan. In truth, they did attack off the coast of Hawaii, because they thought they could delay the war by crippling our forces. 1. Ironically, it only SPED UP the timing of war. US declared war on Japan almost immediately. 2. Pearl Harbor a. December 7, 1941 b. Bombing of American Naval Base in Hawaii c. Result – US at War...
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2009 for the course HIST 1320 taught by Professor Murphy during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.
- Spring '08
- Pearl Harbor