Tora Tora Tora: The Real Story of Pearl Harbor: Pearl Harbor Attacks
American History → World War II → Pearl Harbor Attack
This clip describes the attack on Pearl Harbor, which quickly crippled the United States' Naval Forces in less than 2 hours. It includes footage of the attacks and testimony from survivors. The clip explains the impact of the Pearl Harbor attacks: they drove the United States into WWII and increased racial tensions domestically.
- 02:57 - 02:58
Public Discussion Questions
How did the Japanese pilot know the attack was going to be successful?
How long did the attack last?
What were the effects of the Pearl Harbor attacks?
This clip is associated with the following standards:
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