Event Summary

Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor destroys US battleships

Date

December 7, 1941 v

Description

Japanese surprise Sunday morning air attack on Pearl Harbor destroys 3 US battleships (Arizona , Oklahoma and California ); 4 others badly damaged; all 4 carriers (Lexington ,Enterprise, Saratoga, Yorktown) at sea at the time

Timeline 1

United States Naval History, 1866 - to present

Record ID

846