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USS Arizona

The USS Arizona was american battleship built during 1910th century,

USS Arizona was one of the ship that was sanked by the Japanese forces during Pearl Harbor.

It was around 08:00 on the 7th of December 1941 that Japanese aircrafts attacked the pacific fleet that was stationed in Pearl Harbor.

The bombers made four hits and three close misses on or around the Arizona.

The last bomb hit the ship at 08:06 and penetrated the ship and struck the amunition magazine in the forward part of the ship.

The following explosion killed 1,177 of the 1,400 crewmen

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Pearl Harbor day

During the second world war Japan wanted to extened their empire and the Us wanted to stay neutral in the conflict, it all ended on the 7th of December 1940 when Japan attacked USA at Pearl Harbor.

It was a peacefull Sunday morning, 7 December 1941, the U.S. Pacific Fleet crews still in their beds and sleeping on the naval base Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, when their sleep is beeing interrupted by the numerous explosions.

Several waves of Japanese airplanes has descended upon the camp and released their bombs and torpedos and turns the site to a graveyard in just a few hours.

Over 2,500 Americans lost their lifes in the attack, which was meant to prevent US to interfeer in Japans plans to conquer an empire in Asia.

The battle lasted for over three years but the Japanese soon found themself in trouble since they had underestimated their opponent.

Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Targenor - 07 december 2011 at 10:24

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