Record, Jeffrey
January 2012
Military History;Jan2012, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p28
The article examines why Japan started a war against the U.S. The first assault on the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor was made by Japan on December 7, 1941. According to the article, Japan was determined to conquer the East Asia which collided with the western interests in the region. It explains that Japan's quest for economic security and national glory fueled its conquest of Southeast Asia and started the Pacific War.


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