Pearl Harbor Prep

Pearl Harbor Prep - U.S.SArizonasinkingatPearlHarborPrep

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U.S.S Arizona sinking at Pearl Harbor Prep Describe what is happening Famous monument representing the battle at Pearl Harbor 2500 soldiers and sailors killed Americans surprised the day of Japanese attack o Thought it was a drill o Torpedoes flying everywhere o Heavy shock o Battleships keeled over, trapping many below deck o Gunfire o Loud explosions Lieutenant General Walter Short’s mistakes o Only carry out drastic measures if needed o Locks up ammunition and centralizes planes Starts the war with the Japanese Warning signs before and the day of the attack o U.S military’s operation Magic had deciphered Japan’s  sophisticated purple diplomatic code o Failed to react to important messages o Code breaking was kept secret from key officials o U.S. thought they knew Japan’s plans o Note sent to Washington D.C informing U.S of a Japanese attack o Submarine arrives @ Pearl Harbor o Radar Screen à  Japanese Fighter Before the photo Terrible relationship between U.S and Japan! o Commodore Perry opened Japan at gunpoint Japan retrained soldiers and built Navy Prepared for war Learned and embraced secrets of modern science  and commerce Took Western technology and made it work for them
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2010 for the course USH 101 taught by Professor Saks during the Spring '10 term at University of Miami.

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