Essays Tagged: "Pearl Harbor"

Was Truman morally and militarily justified in dropping two Atomic Bombs on Japan?

World War II in Europe, Japan was the only nation left from the Axis Alliance. Since Japan attacked Pearl Harbor; destroying the biggest U.S. naval harbor in the Pacific, and since the Japanese were t ... gave the order to drop an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, 8:15 A.M., as in Pearl Harbor, catching the Japanese early in the morning. Another reason why Truman's decision wasn' ...

(5 pages) 240 1 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Did Franklin Roosevelt know Pearl Harbor was going to be attacked?

Did President Franklin Roosevelt know Pearl Harbor was goingto be attacked? On December 7, 1941 the United States of Americawas attacked a ... ngto be attacked? On December 7, 1941 the United States of Americawas attacked at the naval base in Pearl Harbor by the Empire ofJapan. It was a day considered by President Roosevelt to live ininfamy. ... ngattack site for Japan to hit. The attack was an obvious surpriseto everyone living in the area of Pearl Harbor and the UnitedStates. Journalist Clarke Beach of the Honolulu Star-Bulletinsaid this 3 ...

(5 pages) 166 2 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Turning Points in WWII

orld War II.One event that turned out to be a turning point in the war was Japan's decision to bomb Pearl Harbor, and execution of the plan. This was a turning point because before the bombing, the U. ... U.S. was divided between the isolationists and the people who wanted to go to war. Through bombing Pearl Harbor, Japan had hoped to scare the U.S. out of joining the war, because some of them knew th ...

(5 pages) 132 1 2.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Pearl Harbor

The attack of the Naval Base at Pearl Harbor was one of the best military surprises in the history of war.Under Admiral Yamomato, th ... eum.8Japan thought that the U.S. Navy was directed at them. The U.S. had stationed a large fleet in Pearl Harborin the Spring of 1940. The nation who Commodore Matthew Perry had opened to the modern w ... an, and ten days later he had aplan.It consisted of their fleet attacking the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor. This seemed to be an enormoustask, considering that Japan was thousands of miles away ...

(10 pages) 158 0 3.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

A film review of blockbuster Pearl Harbor and its social consequences.

Pearl Harbor (the film) : Compromise Between Fact and FictionWith its heartdrenching romance interwe ... nWith its heartdrenching romance interweaved in its heartpounding action, movie critics have hailed Pearl Harbor as the summer blockbuster of the year and the second coming of Titanic. Pearl Harbor, a ... one which spans from the war in Europe to James Doolittle's raid on Tokyo in 1942 - is even named "Pearl Harbor."World War Two veterans are dying by the thousands every month. For the four to five mi ...

(3 pages) 115 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The suffering of May in the "Book of Ruth" by Jane Hamilton

cause of May's suffering was the death of the love her life, Willard Jenson. "The year was 1941 and Pearl Harbor gave president Roosevelt the chance he'd been dying for. War was declared and Willard J ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

9-11 and how it affected the United States.

t unforgettable event. One year after this tragedy feels like a very short period of time.There was Pearl Harbor, Oklahoma City, and now 9-11 is added to the list of American tragedies. With all the d ...

(1 pages) 215 2 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The significance of the four following battles: Midway, Stalingrad, El Alamein and D-day, in World War II.

ans and the beginning of the downfall of the Japanese during World War II. After Japan's victory at Pearl Harbor, Germany declared war on the United States. This caused the United States to strengthen ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

This essay includes the book "Catch-22" by Joseph Heller in a 6 page paper on the importance of aircraft in WWII.

that when asked to name an event that changed their lives, many people will name a negative event. Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941, was day of infamy in American history. Even people that weren't aliv ... and take islands in the Pacific, they were worried about the United States Pacific Fleet, based in Pearl Harbor. So, they decided to attack them, preemptively. Japan believed that the U.S. wouldn't p ...

(7 pages) 54 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Tragedy of September 11 Reminiscence can be sweet or solemn, but either way, it is only the cry when September 11 comes in one's mind.

rightening that even naming the day is daunting. Repeatedly, the World Trade Towers are compared to Pearl Harbor, but September 11, 2001 was very different from December 7, 1941. It was an act of war, ...

(5 pages) 210 1 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A veteran's experiance in the war.

y boy, Arthur Pranger, from Covington, Kentucky was listening to his console radio when the news of Pearl Harbor aired. Arthur, or Art for short, knew what the outcome of the devastating event could l ...

(10 pages) 35 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Pacific War...Just about anything that happened in the Pacific War and Why.

The Pacific WarEven before Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the American military chiefs had agreed on a commo ...

(3 pages) 58 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Racism Post 911.

USA Post-Pearl Harbor vs. USA Post-9/11SociologyDraft #2When the September 11th Tragedy occurred, the America ... down, the news broadcasters publicly stated that this has been the biggest attack on America since Pearl Harbor.If one can remember anything about Pearl Harbor, it would go in this order. First, the ... ves the United States lost (2,174 to be exact) will come to mind. ( After that though, the incarceration of the immigrant Japanese as well as the Japanese- ...

(12 pages) 233 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Reality of the Brutality.

l kinds steer their way into theatres to view many box office hits such as Saving Private Ryan, and Pearl Harbor, but are these people really getting their money's worth? Many movies today mislead ind ... happy ending, rather than the authenticity the deaths and blood of the experience bring. The movie Pearl Harbor is one that misses this point. The plot is based around a love triangle, all surroundin ...

(4 pages) 42 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

A comparison essay on Bush's Sept. 11 speech and Roosevelt's Dec 7 speech.

s against the perpetrators. The "call to war", as it is known, is the first official prelude to war.Pearl Harbor was attacked December 7, 1941 by the Japanese Empire. It was a surprise attack that sho ... good and just in our world." Remembering this day also and defending our freedom through war.In the Pearl Harbor Speech, President Roosevelt gives examples of why we mustn't ponder the situation at ha ...

(2 pages) 89 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

"Farewell to Manzanar" An essay on the book Farewell to Manzanar.

Jeanne was 7 years old when Pearl Harbor was bombed, her father was arrested, and her mother and 9 brothers and sisters were sen ... otherwise had no time for. "The start of World War II was not the climax to our life in Ocean Park. Pearl Harbor just snipped it off, stopped it from becoming whatever else lay ahead" (Houston Pg. 56) ...

(2 pages) 197 4 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Review notes for G.H 4.

hould have dropped the atomic bomb on Japan-end war quickly-no more American casualties-revenge for Pearl Harbor-Kamikaze strategy hurts America-We warned them-Hatred/mistrust toward AmericaWhy we sho ...

(5 pages) 41 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Pearl Harbor

about it if we had prior knowledge of an oncoming attack, and what happened on that fateful day at Pearl Harbor.The road to Pearl Harbor starts way back in the late 1890's and all the way to 1941. Ja ... to show you what we, the United Sates of America, knew of what Japan was planning on doing to us at Pearl Harbor almost a year before the attack was going to happen. I am only going to give the most i ...

(8 pages) 113 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Farewell to Manzanar, and Anthem - character analysis and compare/contrast

uston's realizations about the world and, ultimately, herself are presented in the narration. After Pearl Harbor is bombed by the Japanese, all people of Japanese ancestry - even the ones who are U.S. ...

(7 pages) 59 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ethnic Profiling and Civil Rights

list."(Saito 1) The use of racial and ethnic profiling dates back to World War II and the attack of Pearl Harbor. The profiling existing today is just a modernized form of the internment camps set asi ...

(12 pages) 273 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights