World War II: President Truman’s Decisions

The bombardment took just two hours, but it was destructive. Indeed, the Japanese fighters wrecked almost 20 American naval vessels and about 200 airplanes. During the attack, about 2 000 American soldiers died and 1 000 were injured. Indeed, Japan’s military planners expected to paralyze the U. S. Naval base near Honolulu, Hawaii, in turn…
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