Pearl Harbor

The pearl harbor is about on December 7, 1941, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, Hawaii. The barrage lasted just two hours, but it was devastating: The Japanese managed to destroy nearly 20 American naval vessels

America mobilized for war brings together the military and civilian sectors of society to harness the total power of the nation.The Japanese managed to destroy nearly 20 American naval vessels, including eight enormous battleships, and almost 200 airplanes.President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked Congress to declare war on Japan; Congress approved his declaration with just one dissenting vote. Three days later, Japanese allies Germany and Italy also declared war on the United States, and again Congress reciprocated.And they place an embargo on Japan.Hitler double crossed and the Americans didn't want to go to war,and the U.S was powerful.It was the first life they clared war on because usually they just goes in.