Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Attack on Pearl Harbor
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Despite the extensive coverage of the event, these are things you may not have known about the fated day of December 7, 1941. From an American Radar detecting the approaching plane, to the environmental impact the bombing had on Pearl Harbour, to the one member of congress who voted against the bombing, these facts may shock you. WatchMojo counts down ten things you didn’t know about the attack on Pearl Harbour.

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#10: American Radar Detected Approaching Planes
#9: The U.S. Captured Its First P.O.W. At Pearl Harbor
#8: 23 Sets of Brothers Died in the Attack on the USS Arizona
#7: The Attack Left an Enormous Environmental Effect on Pearl Harbor
#6: A Senior Japanese Official Opposed the Attack
#5: One Member of Congress Voted Against War with Japan
#4: Roosevelt Almost Didn’t Use the Word “Infamy” In His Speech
#3, #2 & #1???

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  1. #7? Oil leaks at Pearl Harbor? Are you f’ing kidding me? That’s so small as to be non existent. Oil is food to bacteria and such a small amount at Peal Harbor would be almost impossible to measure, yet you claim it’s #7. You are obviously throwing in a political issue that has no baring on anything what so ever….”Mother Earth” made the oil and having it moved to a different location doesn’t bother her one iota.

  2. I think you’ll have put the fact that a Allen Turing and his team knew the pears harbour was going to happen was it a few days before it happened, to keep it secret from the Germans that they had broken the egnigma code.

  3. the aircraft carrier and most of the destroyers weren’t there when they came to attack so they didn’t destroy most of their boats and they managed to repair most of the damaged ones

  4. Survivors of the Arizona have the option of being buried with their fellow SAILORS….not their fellow soldiers as stated at the 8:01 mark. If you are going to do history videos, learn the difference between soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines.

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