Tora Tora Tora: The Real Story of Pearl Harbor: Pearl Harbor Attacks
00:01:20 - 00:04:24

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.

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  • 02:57 - 02:58

Public Discussion Questions


  1. How did the Japanese pilot know the attack was going to be successful?
  2. How long did the attack last?
  3. What were the effects of the Pearl Harbor attacks?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify reasons for U.S. involvement in World War II, including Italian, German, and Japanese dicta...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the major causes and events of World War II, including the German invasions of Poland and th...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    analyze the human and physical factors that influence the power to control territory and resources, ...

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