Carrier-based bombers and fighters of the Imperial Japanese Navy had no difficulty finding their targets on Hawaii that terrible morning of Dec. 7, 1941. At 7:55 a.m., waves of Japanese “Kate” and “Val” bombers and “Zeke” fighters — a total of 354 airplanes — suddenly appeared out of the skies and wreaked havoc on the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor and Army airfields throughout the island. More than 2,400 American military personnel and civilians were killed and 1,178 wounded that day. Eight battleships, three destroyers, four other warships and 188 aircraft were sunk and destroyed The following day, President Franklin …
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