Thursday, December 7, 2017

Today Marks The 76th Anniversary Of The Attack On Pearl Harbor



Fortune: Photos: What You Should Know About the Pearl Harbor Attack on Its 76th Anniversary

This Thursday marks the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, which led the United States to enter the Second World War. A series of invasions by the Japanese into China and rising tension with the U.S. made conflict between the two countries “inevitable” but American military forces did not expect that Pearl Harbor, 4,000 miles from Japan and 2,000 miles from the U.S. mainland, would be targeted.

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WNU Editor: The world has certainly changed a lot since then. 

3 comments:

fred lapides said...

World War II...
allies...China, Russia, et al
enemies...Germany, Japan, Italy

Today:
allies...Japan,Germany, et al
enemies: Russia, China

Kurt Vonnegut: "And so it goes..."

Anonymous said...

Pearl Harbour was Trump's fault!!!

;-))

fred lapides said...

no, anon: Pearl Harbor was fake news