How are the Japanese able to surprise the US at Pearl Harbor?
The correct answer fro your question is option (D)-Japanese aircraft carriers had approached Hawaii unnoticed. As a result of Japan’s attack on pearl Harbor thousands of American died and the Us declared war on Japan.
Why did the Japanese make a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor quizlet?
Why did Japan attack the USA? Japan wanted to take over the pacific and wanted to cripple America’s military strength in the pacific. They wanted to attack America so that they wouldn’t get in their way of their expansion in Malaya and the rest of the pacific.
How did the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor?
The Japanese aircraft flew in two waves. The first wave attacked airfields and anti-air defenses on the west side of the island, while the second wave, almost an hour later, concentrated on the eastern side. Both waves met over Pearl Harbor. In the harbor, anchored ships made perfect targets for the Japanese bombers.
What if Japan never attacked Pearl Harbor?
At the most extreme, no attack on Pearl Harbor could have meant no US entering the war, no ships of soldiers pouring over the Atlantic, and no D-Day, all putting ‘victory in Europe’ in doubt. On the other side of the world, it could have meant no Pacific Theatre and no use of the atomic bomb.
What if Japanese won midway?
A Japanese victory at Midway definitely would have precluded the Americans’ August 1942 counteroffensive at Guadalcanal. Japanese incursions would have posed a more serious threat to Australia and New Guinea because the U.S. could not have stopped them.
What if Japan won WWII?
Originally Answered: What would the world look like now if Japan won the WWII? So, Japan would have been a Nuke state ” the first in the world. Hiroshima and Nagasaki would never have been bombed. Most probably Western US would have been part of Extended Japanese Empire.
What if America invaded Japan?
The U.S. government estimated that invading the Japanese Home Islands would cost 5 to 10 million Japanese lives. In addition, Japan was faced with a major famine during the winter of 1945/1946 and beyond. The November 1 invasion would have a “force to be landed” of about 766,000.
Why didn’t the US take over Japan?
Since the Allies criticized Japan for taking parts of China and all of SE Asia, they would have to be extremely hypocritical to take over Japan after the war. The US left open the possibility of Hirohito being deposed and tried for war crimes, though ultimately we decided against going that route.
Where in Hawaii did the Japanese attack?
Is there anything between Hawaii and Japan?
Google Maps/Tech Insider Even if we consider the tiny uninhabited island of Minami-Tori-shima (also known as Marcus Island) ” Japan’s easternmost point ” Japan is still way farther from Hawaii than Alaska. Minami-Tori-shima is about 2,952 miles from the westernmost main island of Hawaii, Ni’ihau.
Is Hawaii closer to Japan or USA?
It is FALSE. The state of Hawaii is about 2400 mi. (4000 km) from California and about 4000 mi.
What is America’s 50th state?
1898: Hawaii annexed as a United States territory. 1959: Alaska and Hawaii admitted, respectively, as the 49th and 50th states of the Union.
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