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Operation K: A Second Pearl Harbor Attack

March 06, 2020 ·  
On December 7, 1941, the United States suffered devastating losses during the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. The assault launched the War in the Pacific and put the entire nation on edge, waiting for a possible follow-up attack or full-on invasion. Though the US mainland remained virtually untouched, Oahu again became a target on March […]
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Three Events That Altered the Course of the War

October 02, 2019 ·  
At the start of the War in the Pacific, the United States had suffered devastating defeats that made it seem as if the Empire of Japan could conquer the Pacific. Still reeling from the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, the Americans and their allies had a long way to go before they could […]
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What Is Victory Disease?

August 22, 2019 ·  
Looking at the actions of the Japanese military during the early phases of the War in the Pacific, it’s reasonable to believe that they may have gotten overzealous with their expansion across the ocean. In fact, it was Japan’s actions during World War II that spawned the term “Victory Disease.” What Is It? The term […]
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What If Japan Hadn't Attacked Pearl Harbor?

May 23, 2019 ·  
December 7th, 1941. Just before 0800 that Sunday morning, an aerial striking force of the Imperial Japanese Navy launched a surprise assault on the American naval base at Pearl Harbor. The attack was a preemptive maneuver to cripple the US Navy’s Pacific Fleet, a major naval force in the Pacific that the Japanese feared would […]
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America's Surprising Original Atomic Target

September 06, 2018 ·  
When the use of atomic weapons first became an option during World War II, when and where to use them became the biggest questions. Though the targets eventually chosen were the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Americans had first considered other locations to be the original atomic target. A recent search of the […]
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America's Fatal Miscalculation

September 20, 2017 ·  
When you have an enemy committed to goals that go against everything you you stand for, one of the worst things you can do is underestimate just how dedicated they may be to their cause. That Japan wanted to take over territories throughout East Asia and the Pacific was not a secret to the United […]
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Pearl Harbor: The Third Wave That Never Came

August 17, 2017 ·  
Over the course of two hours, the Imperial Japanese Navy launched two destructive waves of fighters and bombers on the American naval base at Pearl Harbor. The attack caused the deaths of over 2,400 Americans and left an immense amount of damage in its wake; but as devastating as it was at the time, the […]
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Yamato: Japan’s Biggest Battleship

August 04, 2017 ·  
We spend so much time discussing the American battleships that were destroyed and damaged during the Pearl Harbor attack and those that fought in the Pacific all through World War II that it’s easy to forget that Japan had its own battleships. On December 16th, 1941, only nine days after the Pearl Harbor assault launched […]
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The Mini Subs: Japan’s First Appearance at Pearl Harbor

June 24, 2017 ·  
There are few historic events more known in the United States than the December 7th, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Even though there have been countless retellings and a myriad of movies and hours of news coverage, it may come as a surprise to learn that there are still aspects of the surprise attack that […]
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Commemorating the Battle of Midway

June 10, 2017 ·  
Over 75 years ago, the United States suffered one of the most devastating attacks on its soil. In the wake of the attacks, after being drawn into a war it had vowed to stay out of, Americans were locked in a back-and-forth struggle with the Imperial Japanese Navy, a force that proved to be formidable. On […]
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