Pearl Harbor Reflection

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The movie Pearl Harbor has long been recognized as a historical event that played a part in the start of World War 2. The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on the morning of December 7, 1941. The attack led to the United States entry into World War II because the goal was to prevent the U.S. Pacific Fleet from interfering with other nations overseas. The military base was attacked by three hundred and fifty three Japanese fighters, bombers, and torpedo planes in two waves, launched from six air craft carriers. As a result, the next day United States declared war on Japan. However, the movie Pearl Harbor does not all reflect…show more content…
But really, “Welch and Taylor did race, they were the first two off the ground flying in the air during the attack”. “Between Welch and Taylor they seen 6 of the twenty nine Japanese aircraft begin losing during the Pearl Harbor attack”. The picture of the Doolittle Raid, Rafe and Captain Danny , Red and Gooz would fly on the Raid. These four men are single combat pilots who wouldn’t be qualified to fly advanced bombers like the B-25 Mitchell. The Raiders all came from the seventeenth Bombardment Group from South Carolina. No one ever participated in Pearl Harbor and the…show more content…
In the movie, Miller helps out Captain Bennion as he is dieing slowly because of serious injuries due to the attack, then he delivers Bennions last words to the head commander, before using a machine gun and shooting down one of the Japanese Zero. “Miller carried Bennion who was injured off to a bridge which was one of the only safest places to take him, and at the same time continued to direct the battle until he died of his fatal injuries just a few minutes before the West Virginia was left”. Miller never communicated anything from Bennion to the head captain. Although Miller handled an anti-crafted gun where he was not trained, he had no accomplished legit kills. The part where Roosevelt demands that the Army and Navy find a way to strike back Japan but Nimitz and General Marshall said that attack like that is difficult to conquer and is not true, there wasn’t anything like that occurring at the moment. “Nimitz and Marshall wanted to get even with Japan as Roosevelt himself wanted to hurt Japan as they bombed the Pearl Harbor”. The very fascinating part in the movie where Roosevelt who is crippled due to the fact that he has polio magically stands up to make a statement isn’t accurate. “Without no leg brace on, Roosevelt could barely stand, also could not barely walk. The character was mean to make Roosevelt a strong and determined president at the

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