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How many deaths were there at Pearl Harbor?

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How many deaths were there at Pearl Harbor?

Pearl Harbor:

On December 7, 1941, Japan attacked the U.S. Naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Although the United States had tension with Japan for many years, they were unprepared for this attack and suffered a great loss. The next day, the United States declared war on Japan, leading World War II to intensify.

Answer and Explanation:

During the attack at Pearl Harbor, a total of 2,403 Americans were killed. This does not include another 1,178 people who were injured in the attacks. Twelve ships were destroyed, and another 9 were damaged, and 347 aircraft were damaged or destroyed.


Learn more about this topic:

The Attack on Pearl Harbor: The Beginning of American Involvement in World War II

from History 104: US History II

Chapter 7 / Lesson 2
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