Japan wanted to merge its territory with China, so they had soldiers dress as Chinese soldiers and they eventually attacked and took over
Why did Japan Attack?
The United States found out that Japan wanted to attack the Philippines, mostly for the raw materials. They were originally being sent oil and other raw materials but soon became a threat.
FDR/Date which will live in infamity
Japan attacked Pearl Harbor and they killed a lot of Americans. They destroyed every ship, except the one holding the aircraft, which meant they were able to attack them right away, instead of
Hospitals and the Injured/Survivors
The United States controlled the Phillipines. The Philippines had all the raw materials Japan wanted, so they decided to try to weaken the United States.
The President, Franklin Roosevelt, decided to talk about the horrible day when they lost so many lives. There were many people that died and he told everyone that the date would live in infamy.
A lot of people died and they were running out of room in the hospital. In the end, they had to save the people who had a chance at survival. The people that were about to die did not always get attention first and not many survived.