In two hours on Sunday morning, December 7, 350 Japanese aircraft sank or badly damaged 21 ships moored at Pearl Harbor, including eight battleships. But first, we need you to sign in to PBS using one of the services below.
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Your report has been successfully submitted. Perhaps the biggest mistake was to attack in the first place. More About Pearl Harbor - Into the Arizona. Experts prepare the ROV. America was forever changed by the events of Pearl Harbor, a day that has lived in infamy throughout time. In 1941 President Roosevelt stationed fifty B17 bombers in the Philippines, standing between the Japanese and Dutch East Indian oil fields they needed so desperately to circumvent the American oil embargo. A fireplace within the USS Arizona, found in the Admiral's Cabin. A woman whose uncle died aboard the ship on December 7, 1941 gets a chance to see the final resting place of her beloved family member -- a moment of recognition that her family won’t soon forget. But the expedition isn’t just for survivors of the attack, it’s for the families who lost loved ones as well. Ambition knows no bounds, nor does corruption in a political thriller. But first, we need you to sign in to PBS using one of the services below. Copyright © 2020 Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), all rights reserved. Almost half of the total casualties from Pearl Harbor occurred on the Arizona alone. Major funding is provided by Lilly Endowment, Inc.;PBS; National Endowment for the Humanities; CPB; The Arthur Vining Davis …. Explore the USS Arizona for the first time since the Pearl Harbor attack. But first, we need you to sign in to PBS using one of the services below. WW II Pearl Harbor, Doolittle Raid & Midway, Battle of the Bulge, American military buildup and the secret war. A sink within the USS Arizona; porcelain does not collect marine growth. Thank you for helping us improve PBS Video. Seventy-five years ago, as the sun was rising over the small pacific island of Oahu, Japan unleashed an unprecedented attack on the Unites States. The discoveries made during the expedition are moments that make Don’s journey complete. Roosevelt immediately declared war on Japan (and only Japan), and then got an unexpected dividend. Yamamoto himself said it best: "I fear we will awaken a sleeping giant." The Japanese also failed to destroy Hawaiian shoreside facilitiesincluding oil storage depotsthat would prove vital to the American war effort. Pearl Harbor survivor Don Stratton visits the Arizona Memorial. NOVA: Killer Subs in Pearl Harbor DVD,NOVA looks into new clues to one of the most tragic events of World War II, the sinking of the USS Arizona. Ambition knows no bounds, nor does corruption in a political thriller. But, to the survivors of the attack, the USS Arizona represents something much deeper. America was forever changed by the events of Pearl Harbor, a day that has lived in infamy throughout time. One of the few to survive the attack, Donald Stratton has waited his … The American aircraft carriers weren't damaged because they were off delivering planes to Midway and Wake Islands, presumed the more likely targets of a Japanese attack.