Truthfully, this was and is, “’A date which will live in infamy.’”(Costello 1), but not for the bombing of Pearl Harbor, but for the trickery and the confusion used by the Government and Franklin D.

After the bombing of Pearl Harbor Roosevelt asked congress to declare war on Japan.

On the morning of December 7, 1941, the Japanese launched a surprise air attack on the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. After just two hours of bombing more than 2,400 Americans were dead, 21 ships* had either been sunk or damaged, and more than 188 U.S. aircraft destroyed.

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The Japanese first wave of 183 fighters, bombers, and torpedo planes are about 70 miles away from Pearl Harbor....

The Wright State University Friends of the Libraries will present Infamy—December 7, 1941, an exhibit of photographs depicting the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor by Japan, which led to America’s entrance into World War II. The exhibit will be on display Dec. 1–14.