Attack on Pearl Harbor
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1) How many war planes did Japan launch against the U.S. fleet in Hawaii on
Dec. 7, 1941?
2) Who commanded the Navy's U.S. Pacific
Fleet in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941?
- Husband Kimmel
- Chester Nimitz
- Isaac Kidd
3) The Pearl Harbor attack began on Dec. 7,
1941 at what time?
- 6:30 AM (Hawaii Time)
- 7:48 AM (Hawaii Time)
- 7:48 PM (Hawaii Time)
4) The U.S. Army Air Corp was able to get a few P-36
Hawks and P-40 Warhawks into the air.
How many sorties were flown?
5) How many aircraft carries did the
Japanese fleet have in the attack on Pearl Harbor?
year was the U.S.S. Arizona
7) As of 2007, 66 years after the explosion that
destroyed Arizona, oil leaks from the hull still rise to the
surface of the water.
Who much oil still leaks per day?
8) Probably the most famous single defender is Doris
"Dorie" Miller, an African-American cook who went beyond his duty
assignment and training when he took control of an unattended
anti-aircraft gun, on which he had no training, and used it to fire on
attacking planes, while bombs were hitting his ship. He was awarded the
What ship was he stationed on?
- West Virginia
9) Of the 390 U.S. aircraft stationed on
Oahu, how many were destroyed?
- 25 destroyed, 55 damaged
- 188 destroyed, 155 damaged
- 200 destroyed, 175
10) How many U.S. aircraft carries were
destroyed at the attack on Pearl Harbor?