Sunday, December 7, 2014

7 December 1941 - Pearl Harbor

On a Sunday much like today, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. The Japanese had completely incorrectly assessed the likely American reaction, fully expecting us to roll over and come to the table to negotiate a peace. Instead, witnessing an enraged American public, President Roosevelt and members of Congress declared war on Japan the very next day, hurtling the country into World War II. 

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