“For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind…”

Japanese Attack Pearl Harbor

In the ensuing hard fought war we succeded in sinking most of their navy and merchant fleet in addition to killing hundreds of thousands of their soldiers. They started it and we finished by destroying their country.

“For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind…”

And they did.

“Yesterday, December 7th, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.”

 

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Dec. 7, 1941: This captured Japanese photograph was taken aboard a Japanese aircraft carrier before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (US National Archives)

 

In the articles and online discussions of about the atom bomb being dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the US, no one seems to mention the following about Pearl Harbor:

The Japanese attacked the United States and declared war on the united states Not the other way around. 

 


President Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivers his “Day of Infamy” speech to Congress on December 8, 1941. Behind him are Vice President Henry Wallace (left) and Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn. To the right, in uniform in front of Rayburn, is Roosevelt’s son James, who escorted his father to the Capitol.

 

An annotated version of Roosevelt’s Infamy speech, showing the original wording “a date which will live in world history.”

 

“Air raid pearl harbor. this is no drill.”

US Navy radio message to all US Navy ships near Pearl Harbor

“On December 7, 1941, the Japanese military launched a surprise attack on the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii…”

“The Japanese planned to give the U.S. a declaration of war before the attack began so they would not violate the first article of the Hague Convention of 1907, but the message was delayed and not relayed to U.S. officials in Washington until the attack was already in progress….”

 

“The Japanese strike force consisted of 353 aircraft launched from four heavy carriers. These included 40 torpedo planes, 103 level bombers, 131 dive-bombers, and 79 fighters. The Japanese naval task force also consisted of two heavy cruisers, 35 submarines, two light cruisers, nine oilers, two battleships, and 11 destroyers….”

 

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Dec. 7, 1941: The USS West Virginia is aflame after the surprise attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (US National Archives)

The attack killed 2,403 U.S. personnel, including 68 civilians, wounded 1,178 including 38 civilians and destroyed or damaged 19 U.S. Navy ships, including 8 battleships.

 


PEARL HARBOR (Nov. 14, 2015) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) render honors as the ship passes the USS Arizona Memorial while entering Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. (U.S. Navy photo by MC Specialist 3rd Class Anthony N. Hilkowski /Released)

 

The battleship USS Arizona remains sunken in Pearl Harbor with its crew onboard. Half of the dead at Pearl Harbor died on Arizona. A United States flag flies above the sunken battleship, which serves as a memorial to all Americans who died in the attack…

On December 8, U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt asked Congress for and received a declaration of war against Japan. On December 11, Germany and Italy, allied with Japan, declared war on the U.S. The United States had entered World War II.”

 

USS Arizona aflame and sinking Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941

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“Eight US B-29 crewmen were killed by un-anaesthetized vivisection carried out in front of medical students at a hospital. Their stomachs, hearts, lungs and brain segments were removed. (1944)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/columnists/article-482589/Beheaded-whim-worked-death-Japans-repugnant-treatment-Allied-PoWs.html

 

The Biblical Verse is Hosea 8:7, King James Version of the Bible

information quoted on Pearl Harbour from:

http://www.nationalww2museum.org/assets/pdfs/pearl-harbor-fact-sheet-1.pdf

“AIR RAID ON PEARL HARBOR THIS IS NO DRILL.”

7 December 1941

Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor

“A date which will live in infamy”

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in his speech to the Congress of the United States requesting a declaration of war against Japan.

“I fear all we have done is awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.”

(The source of this quote cannot be found but it is attributed to Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, who planned the attack on Pearl Harbor)

LEST WE FORGET

The attack killed 2,403 U.S. personnel, including 68 civilians

 

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Pearl Harbor under attack

Official US Navy photograph.

While attributed to many including film found in a Brownie camera in the footlocker of sailor long after the war this and the other photographs in set are official US Navy photos released into the public domain decades ago).