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Monday, August 25, 2014

JAPANESE: Attack on Pearl Harbor "Hawaii"

Casualties and losses
DateDecember 7, 1941
LocationPrimarily Pearl HarborHawaii Territory, U.S.
Result
Belligerents
 United States of America   Empire of Japan
Commanders and leaders
Husband Kimmel
Walter Short
Chuichi Nagumo
Isoroku Yamamoto
Strength
8 battleships
8 cruisers
30 destroyers
4 submarines
USCG Cutter[nb 1]
49 other ships[1]
~390 aircraft
Mobile Unit:
6 aircraft carriers
2 battleships
2 heavy cruisers
1 light cruiser
9 destroyers
8 tankers
23 fleet submarines
5 midget submarines
414 aircraft
Casualties and losses
2 battleships totally lost
2 battleships sunk and recovered
3 battleships damaged
1 battleship grounded
2 other ships sunk[nb 2]
3 cruisers damaged[nb 3]
3 destroyers damaged
3 other ships damaged
188 aircraft destroyed
159[3] aircraft damaged
2,403 killed
1,178 wounded[4][5]
4 midget submarines sunk
1 midget submarine grounded
29 aircraft destroyed
64 killed
1 captured[6]
Civilian casualties
68 killed[7][8]
35 wounded[4]
SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_on_Pearl_Harbor

US : Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Casualties and losses
20 U.S., Dutch, Britishprisoners of war killed90,000–166,000 killed in Hiroshima
39,000–80,000 killed in Nagasaki
Total: 129,000–246,000+ killed
The atomic bombings of the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan were conducted by the United States during the final stages ofWorld War II in August 1945. The two bombings were the first and remain the only use of nuclear weapons in warfare.
Following a firebombing campaign that destroyed many Japanese cities, the Allies prepared for a costly invasion of Japan. The war in Europeended when Nazi Germany signed its instrument of surrender on May 8, 1945, but the Pacific War continued. Together with the United Kingdom and China, the United States called for the unconditional surrender of the Japanese armed forces in the Potsdam Declaration on July 26, 1945, threatening "prompt and utter destruction". read more.......please click the link below