WHO: Japan attacked America.
WHAT: The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor using fighter plans. They wanted to sink the American aircraft carriers to slow them down incase they were going to join the allied side.The attack lasted only 110 minutes.
OUTCOME: A total of 2,403 Americans were killed in this attack, and 55 Japanese soilders died in addition to and unknown number of Japanese wounded. Overall Japan was unsuccsessful because their goal was to sink the American aircraft carriers which they failed to do because the carriers were the only ships not in Pearl Harbor when the Japanese had attacked. The assult on the Americans brought them into the war on the side of the allies.