Before the WWII, Japan planned a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor because they had dangerous weapons and tried to prevent a war.
Japan planned to destroy their weapons to prevent a war during a surprise attack! But things did not work. Although, they did destroy a lot of ships!
The Surprise Attack!
The base’s most vital onshore facilities—oil storage depots, repair shops, shipyards and submarine docks were left untouched after the surprise attack. As a result, the U.S. Navy was able to rebound relatively quickly from the attack.
Oil/Steel in Japan!
After the surprise attack at Pearl Harbor, tons of ships and planes were destroyed! Sure they weren't surprised, but they succeeded at the destruction!
Meanwhile, Franklin D. Roosevelt was giving a speech about Pearl Harbor. He was telling everyone about Japan attacking Pearl Harbor and how he wanted to deal with it.
The FDR Speech!
After the Surprise Attack, The United States was particularly unhappy with Japan’s increasingly belligerent attitude toward China. In the end, Japan declared war on China in 1937, resulting in the Nanking Massacre and other things...