This essay Pearl Harbor has a total of 667 words and 5 pages.
This movie starts out when they were kids, and they were messing around and accidentally started their father’s plane. The father got mad and hit his son. The other kid stood up for his friend, and hit the father with a piece of wood.
In the next scene Refe gets the opportunity to go to war if he wants to. Refe volunteered to go but told Danny that he was assigned to go. Danny gets mad because they are partners and he doesn’t want Refe to die. Refe almost fails his eye test, but he pleads the nurse to pass him anyway. Refe starts to like the nurse, and they hit it off. All of the soldiers go to a going away dance with all of the nurses. Refe tells Evelyn that he volunteered to go to protect Danny. After the dance Refe leaves the next day for the War.
The U.S. cut of ties to Japan and they will be out of oil within the next 18 months. They decide that the only solution is to strike the U.S. with a force that will make them give Japan their oil back.
Evelyn and her nurses head to Pearl Harbor along with Danny and his men. Evelyn and Refe write each other every week. Back in Britain the alarm sounds, and Refe has to go up and fight. They meet up with some Germans and Refe is shot down. Danny finds out the news that Refe is dead and has to go tell Evelyn about it. Danny and Evelyn begin to talk and Danny finds out that Refe volunteered to protect him.
Danny starts to have feelings for Evelyn and Evelyn feels the same way. They decide that it isn’t a big deal if they start to date, because Refe is dead.
The Japanese are planning their attack, and the U.S. officials have gotten hints that this might happen, but she doesn’t know if she still wants to be with him.
Danny and Refe get in a fight at the bar that night. The wardens come and everybody splits. Refe and Danny flee in the same car, and have a talk. They are both drunk, and in the morning they wake up in their car to the sound of Japanese planes flying overhead. They rush back to Pearl Harbor to help fight. The Japanese were dropping submarine missiles into the water, and those made the worst explosions on the ships. They continued to pound Pearl Harbor, and when they were done, they decided to attack a small airbase nearby.
Evelyn and the nurses rush to the hospital to await the rush of soldiers. They came in a big wave, and there wasn’t enough supplies for everyone.
Refe, Danny, and the other soldiers go to the other base and shoot at the Japanese. Refe and Danny get in the planes and shoot down seven of the Japanese planes, and land safely. At the hospital Evelyn has the job of deciding which patience will live and die, the next patient she sees is one of her nurse friends, and is already dead.
Refe and Danny get reported to another mission and they both have to go. Evelyn tells Refe that she is pregnant with Danny’s kid, but she doesn’t want to tell Danny, so that it won’t affect his next mission.
They both were rewarded a silver star, and promoted to captain. They were told that this next mission was that they were to drop bombs over Japan. When the time came, the men took off, and bombed Japan. They got in a shooting war with the Japanese soldiers, and Danny got shot and killed. After he dies, the Chinese rescue the survivors and they go back home.
In conclusion, Refe and Evelyn bury Danny. It seems that Refe and Evelyn get married, and raise the son of Danny’s.
Topics Related to Pearl Harbor
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Essays Related to Pearl Harbor
The need for an anglo american lifestylethe need for an anglo american lifestyle P.J. King Patty Wangler English III November 11, 1996 The Need for an Anglo American Lifestyle While many cultures have successfully assimilated into Anglo-American society, there are other cultures whom have found assimilation either impossible or ho have chosen not to fully assimilate, yet retain their own culture, while reaping the benefits of the American lifestyle. America is perceived as the great melting pot; the land of endless opportunity. Fixed
Dorothy DayDorothy Day Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker movement, was born in Brooklyn, New York, November 8, 1897. After surviving the San Francisco earthquake in 1906, the Day family moved into a flat in Chicago\'s South Side. It was a big step down in the world made necessary because John Day was out of work. Day understands of the shame people feel when they fail in their efforts dated from this time. (Miller, p.4) When John Day was appointed sports editor of a Chicago newspaper, the Day fam
RooseveltRoosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt, (1882-1945), 32nd of the United States. Roosevelt became president in March 1933 at the depth of the Great Depression, was reelected for an unprecedented three more terms, and died in office in April 1945, less than a month before the surrender of Germany in World War II. Despite an attack of poliomyelitis, which paralyzed his legs in 1921, he was a charismatic optimist whose confidence helped sustain the American people during the strains of economic crisis
POPULATION REDISTRIBUTIONPOPULATION REDISTRIBUTION Population redistributions based on ethnicity have defused intense rivalries in the recent past, and could be a solution to the internal ethnic crises for nations such as the former Yugoslavia. Currently described by the media as ethnic cleansing , Population redistributions have been the focus of much controversy throughout U.S. and world history. To those affected, Population redistributions can be economically and emotionally devastating. It can also lead to enormous
Social Changes In The US Durring WW2Social Changes In The US Durring WW2 Social Change in the United States During World War II As the possibility of a second World War arose people began to form opinions on the United States’ role in Europe. The general population disagreed on whether or not to get involved in the conflict with Germany. Some people believed in interventionism, the theory that the United States should do everything it could to support Britain without declaring war on Germany. Along with William Allen White they fo
A Martyr's Victory in a Spiritual SenseA Martyr\'s Victory in a Spiritual Sense Bishop Francis X. Ford was a well educated, enormously gentle man, that was kicked, beaten, insulted, and surrounded by hatred. All this because of one mans beliefs. He was born in Brooklyn in 1892. He was the founder of the Maryknoll Missionaries and was the first bishop of Kwantung, China. He was killed in the late 1950\'s in China, he was charged with anti-Communist, counterrevolutionary, and espionage activities, his real crime was for being a Chris
Wake IslandWake Island When the Japanese bombed PearlHarbor on December 7, 1941, America was at last forced to officially enter World War II. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt officially declared war on the Japanese and in his famous radio address to the American people, he professed that December 7 was a day that would live in infamy. Americans and Japanese alike, still remember PearlHarbor Day, but how many remember the gallant, fighting Marines who served on a tiny atoll in the Pacific by the name o
The Atomic BombThe Atomic Bomb There has been a long standing debate on why the atomic bomb was used to defeat Japan. The threat of Russian advancement in Europe and in Asia was enough to worry the top officials in the United States and British governments. Wherever the Russians moved through they took for themselves. The imminent invasion of mainland Japan and the allied casualties that came with it were also a factor in the decision to drop the bomb, as said in document A. The dropping of the bomb was not en
The Battle of Midway in the PacificThe Battle of Midway in the Pacific Nothing distinguished the dawn of June 2, 1942, from countless other dawns that had fallen over tiny Midway atoll in the North Pacific. Nothing, that is, except the tension, the electric tension of men waiting for an enemy to make his move. On Midway\'s two main islands, Sand and Eastern, 3,632 United States Navy and Marine Corps personnel, along with a few Army Air Force aircrews, stood at battle stations in and near their fighters, bombers, and seaplanes, wa
Pearl HarborPearlHarbor My report is about the attack on PearlHarbor. In this report I will explain what happened and why it happened. So you know, PearlHarbor is located on Oahu island, Hawaii. PearlHarbor was the operating base of the U.S. Pacific Fleet. The Japanese pulled a surprise attack on the U.S. on December 7, 1941 at 7:50 A.M. during the beginning of World War II. On November 26 a powerful Japanese task force, under the command of vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo, left the Kuril Islands; on Decemb
WWII: Why did the U.S. get involved in the war?WWII: Why did the U.S. get involved in the war? At the beginning, the United States expressed the determination to remain a neutral nation. When W.W.II began, opinions among the Americans were divided. Some felt that the Nazi Germany was not only a threat to Europe and democracy, but to civilization itself. Other believed that Europe\'s wars were no affairs of the U.S. As the war progressed, the U.S. found itself getting involved. They felt sympathy for the British after what happened at Dunkirk
Farewell To ManzanarFarewell To Manzanar In the true story Farewell to Manzanar we learn of a young girl\'s life as she grows up during World War II in a Japanese internment camp. Along with her family and ten thousand other Japanese we see how, as a child, these conditions forced to shape and mold her life. This book does not directly place blame or hatred onto those persons or conditions which had forced her to endure hardship, but rather shows us through her eyes how these experiences have held value she has b
The United States As A World Power: How Much LongeThe United States As A World Power: How Much Longer Will The US Be The Policeman of the World ? Juan Valdez The United States has been a super power for decades, and since America has always involved themselves in other countries\' problems. Instead of isolationism, the country has practiced getting involved. Since the Monroe Presidency, America has been named the World\'s police force. Dispelling anarchists, and stopping coos, the united states portrays itself as the world protector. Since Monr
History of the Marshall IslandsHistory of the Marshall Islands The Marshall Islands is a republic of 29 atolls and 5 coral islands. The islands are one of the four main groups that make up Micronesia. The nearest neighbor to the Marshalls are the Federated States of Micronesia. They\'re only 26 populated islands in the Marshalls because a lot of the islands are too small to support many people. There are two roughly parallel chains of islands that make up the western Ralik group and the eastern Ratak group. Now that you know
America’s Involvement In WWIIAmerica’s Involvement In WWII When war broke out , there was no way the world could possibly know the severity of this guerre. Fortunately one country saw and understood that Germany and its allies would have to be stopped. America’s Involvement in World War two not only contributed in the eventual downfall of the insane Adolph Hitler and his Third Reich, but also came at the precise time and moment. Had the united states entered the war any earlier the consequences might have been worse. Over t
D-DayD-Day pg. 1 In 1942 General Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander, had warned Germany to, “Beware the fury of an aroused democracy.” On D-Day, June 6, 1944, the Allies mounted the largest amphibious assault in history and redeemed Eisenhower’s warning. The invasion force consisted of more than 5,000 ships, 1,200 warships and 13,000 airplanes. Some 90,000 U.S., British, Canadian, and free French troops landed on the beaches of Normandy while about 20,000 more came by parachute or glider. The Invas
December 14December 14 Historians have long searched for the order to annihilate the Jews or - insofar as they excluded a Fuehrer-order - for other central documents. The Wannsee Protocol was rejected. Here second-level men were to be found, here they spoke not of an order, but rather an authorization of Hitler. Characteristically, a pre-arranged agreement applied to this meeting, ordered from above. At the least, documentary criteria had to be found that permitted plausible inferences as to place, point i
Decision to fund the Atomic BombDecision to fund the Atomic Bomb No man-made phenomenon of such tremendous power had ever occurred before. The lighting effects beggared description. The whole country was lighted by a searing light with the intensity many times greater than that of the midday sun. It was golden, purple, violet, gray, and blue... ( Groueff 355). The words of Brigadier General Thomas F. Farrell describe the onset of the atomic age, which began on July 16, 1945 in Alamogordo, New Mexico. This was the site of the f
Essay on The Atomic BombEssay on The Atomic Bomb There has been a long standing debate on why the atomic bomb was used to defeat Japan. The threat of Russian advancement in Europe and in Asia was enough to worry the top officials in the United States and British governments. Wherever the Russians moved through they took for themselves. The imminent invasion of mainland Japan and the allied casualties that came with it were also a factor in the decision to drop the bomb, as said in document A. The dropping of the bomb w
Gays: A Struggle for AcceptanceGays: A Struggle for Acceptance When the dust settles and the pages of history are written, it will not be the angry defenders of intolerance who have made the difference, that reward will go to those who dared to step outside the safety of their privacy in order to expose and rout the prevailing prejudice. - John Shelby Spong Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Newark, NJ November 21, 1996 During World War II and especially the twenty years after brought great political and social changes to t
HiroshimaHiroshima Independent Study Unit Hiroshima and Nagasaki: The Terror that Saved Millions The atomic bomb and it\'s use over the two Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki is still a source of heated debate even over fifty years later. Many people on both sides -Japan and The United States- hold the belief that Truman\'s decision to drop the bomb was a mistake and that under no circumstances should such drastic measures be taken in war. What these people do not realize are the far more horrible
History of The Marshall IslandsHistory of The Marshall Islands History of the Marshall Islands The Marshall Islands is a republic of 29 atolls and 5 coral islands. The islands are one of the four main groups that make up Micronesia. The nearest neighbor to the Marshalls are the Federated States of Micronesia. They\'re only 26 populated islands in the Marshalls because a lot of the islands are too small to support many people. There are two roughly parallel chains of islands that make up the western Ralik group and the eastern
If the United States had entered early into Worldif the United States had entered early into World War II What if the United States had entered early into World War II? If they had joined forces with Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany would any of the tragic events that occurred during those years still be written in history? From PearlHarbor and concentration camps to communism and the Cold War—its feasible to believe that some, if not all, of these “bumps in the road” could have been anticipated and prevented? If only President Roosevelt had bee
Japanese Imperial NavyJapanese Imperial Navy “The key to national greatness is a strong industrial economy coupled with a powerful navy.” Introduction It was 8 AM at in the Pacific on December 7, 1941, and a harbor filled with a few warships was being bombed. It wasn’t uncommon for a harbor bombing during the times of World War II. What was uncommon was the fact that the harbor belonged to the United States, a country that wasn’t involved in the war yet, and the country bombing it was Japan, a country that had come o
Japanese InternmentJapanese Internment The Japanese Internment Throughout history, Canada has relatively been a supporter of multiculturalism. In the past Canada has had very few racial conflict, although there has been one incident which has had quite a controversial effect about human rights violations and discrimination. This thorn in Canada\'s side is the Japanese Internment which took place during the second world war. The Japanese Internment took place between the years of 1941 and 1949. At the time most of
John F. Kennedy Jr.John F. Kennedy Jr. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States. He was the youngest president ever to be elected, the first Roman Catholic president, and the first president to be born in the 20th century. Although, he didn\'t get the chance to live out his term and possible another one, he impacted the entire world. No other president was so popular, especially with the young people. John F. Kennedy was born May 29th, 1917, child of Joseph P. and Rose Kennedy. John had
MidwayMidway Nothing distinguished the dawn of June 2, 1942, from countless other dawns that had fallen over tiny Midway atoll in the North Pacific. Nothing, that is, except the tension, the electric tension of men waiting for an enemy to make his move. On Midway\'s two main islands, Sand and Eastern, 3,632 United States Navy and Marine Corps personnel, along with a few Army Air Force aircrews, stood at battle stations in and near their fighters, bombers, and seaplanes, waiting for the Japanese attack
Pearl HarborPearlHarborPearlHarbor My report is about the attack on PearlHarbor. In this report I will explain what happened and why it happened. So you know, PearlHarbor is located on Oahu island, Hawaii. PearlHarbor was the operating base of the U.S. Pacific Fleet. The Japanese pulled a surprise attack on the U.S. on December 7, 1941 at 7:50 A.M. during the beginning of World War II. On November 26 a powerful Japanese task force, under the command of vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo, left the Kuril Islan
SubmarinesSubmarines The History of Submarines In the year 2000, the American submarine force will celebrate the first century of service by highly skilled people in some of the most technologically advanced vessels ever built. The past 100 years have witnessed the evolution of a force that mastered submersible warfare, introduced nuclear propulsion to create the true submarine, and for decades patrolled the deep ocean front line; the hottest part of an otherwise Cold War. Submarines in War The U.S. Navy’
The Manhatten ProjectThe Manhatten Project The Manhattan Project On Monday July 16th, 1945, a countdown for the detonation of the first atomic bomb took place near Los Alamos, New Mexico. This atomic bomb testing would forever change the meaning of war. As the atomic bomb was detonated it sent shock waves all over the world. The endless research done on this bomb had a name and it was The Manhattan Project. The Manhattan Project was brought by fear of Germany and it\'s atomic research. Next, was the people who were
U S entering WWIIU S entering WWII 1. Why did the U.S. get involved in the war? 1. At the beginning, the United States expressed the determination to remain a neutral nation. When W.W.II began, opinions among the Americans were divided. Some felt that the Nazi Germany was not only a threat to Europe and democracy, but to civilization itself. Other believed that Europe\'s wars were no affairs of the U.S. As the war progressed, the U.S. found itself getting involved. They felt sympathy for the British after what h
Us in WWIIUs in WWII “America Re-enters the Arena: Franklin Delano Roosevelt” Franklin Delano Roosevelt was determined to protect the national security of the United States. At first, Roosevelt felt that it was in the best interest of the United States to avoid involvement in the war. However, he knew “sooner or later, the threat to the European balance of power would have forced the United States to intervene in order to stop Germany’s drive for world domination” (Kissinger 369-370). But this was not Roo
World War IIWorld War II On August 6, 1945 the atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The Enola Gay, piloted by Colonel Tibbetts, was chosen to make the mission. The mission was recorded as successful by Capt. William S. Parson at 9:20 A.M. This was an extremely controversial military strategy in the United States. Was the United States justified in the dropping of the atomic bomb? Yes, they were justified for many reasons. The primary reason was, that it would stop the war. Why is it th
People and Events of World War IIPeople and Events of World War II by Kevan Salisbury The Axis Powers World War II was started by the Axis Forces, which were comprised of Germany, Italy, and Japan. They fought against the combined might of almost the entire world, and, but for a supreme combined effort on the part of America, the USSR, and Britain, almost won. During the war, the Axis Powers were totalitarian states, controlled by their respective leader or leaders. These are their stories. During World War II, there were three
The Atomic BombThe Atomic Bomb The year was 1945. The war in the Pacific had reached it\'s climax with the attack on PearlHarbor, or so the world thought! In 1943 a new era was just being discovered when Albert Einstein had uncovered a new way of destroying things. One so powerful it could wipe out entire cities in seconds. When Albert told the president of the U.S.A. he had no idea of what the army was going to do with that knowlege, the knowlege of Atomic Theory! When the president of the United States of A
A-bombA-bomb The Atomic Bomb The year was 1945. The war in the Pacific had reached it\'s climax with the attack on PearlHarbor, or so the world thought! In 1943 a new era was just being discovered when Albert Einstein had uncovered a new way of destroying things. One so powerful it could wipe out entire cities in seconds. When Albert told the president of the U.S.A. he had no idea of what the army was going to do with that knowlege, the knowlege of Atomic Theory! When the president of the United Stat
Ernest Hemingway - An American ContemporaryErnest Hemingway - An American Contemporary Jason Milford April 2000 Ernest Hemingway Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American novelist, journalist, writer of short stories, and winner of the 1954 Nobel Prize for literature. He created a distinguished body of prose fiction, much of it based on adventurous life. He was born on July 21, 1899, the second of six children, in Oak Park, Ill., in a house built by his widowed grandfather, Ernest Hall. Oak Park was a Protestant, upper middle class suburb
The Second World War Essay Questions The Second World War Essay Questions 1. What factors helped the Nazis and Adolf Hitler come to power in Germany? -The factors that helped the Nazis and Adolf Hitler come to power in Germany were one, after the war Germany could not repay its debt to the allies and sunk into a depression, two, Adolf Hitler told the Germans that he could fix their economy. By 1934, Adolf Hitler was named the German chancellor and the Nazi had become the nation’s largest party. 2. Explain Hitler’s belief on race a
Charles Lindbergh BiographyCharles Lindbergh Biography The life of an aviator seemed to me ideal. It involved skill. It brought adventure. It made use of the latest developments of science. Mechanical engineers were fettered to factories and drafting boards while pilots have the freedom of wind with the expanse of sky. There were times in an aeroplane when it seemed I had escaped mortality to look down on earth like a God. – Charles A. Lindbergh, 1927 Charles Augustus Lindbergh-Overview Lindbergh, Charles Augustus (1902-1
ClosingClosing The main plot of Battle Cry was about the United States entering World War II on the behalf of the attack on PearlHarbor. This novel recounts the lives of the soldiers that were in the battles such as Guadalcanal in which most people know as one of the most gruesome battles. The novel shows not only the firefights between the Japanese and the Marines but also showed the problems of Malaria spread by mosquitoes and the effects that it had on them. From PearlHarbor, most men were startin
Final History ExamFinal History Exam 1.List the reasons the US got involved in World War I: The Germans ignored Wilsons calls for peace, resumed unrestricted submarine warfare, announcing that their U-boats would sink all ships in British waters - hostile or neutral - on sight. Then the German foreign minister sent a telegram, nicknamed the Zimmermann note to the German ambassador in Mexico. This telegram proposed an alliance between Mexico Germany promised that if the war with the US broke out, Germany would sup
Pearl HarborPearlHarbor In one of the biggest losses in American history, PearlHarbor still stands for the sudden and deliberate attack the Japanese made on the Island of Oahu in Hawaii on December 7th 1941. Everyone still remembers this day in history as the only surprise attack on the United States. How come this attack came without any knowledge to the U.S? Was there any information regarding the involvement of a Japanese attack on PearlHarbor? One of the main questions; was the information deliberate
The Bombing Of DarwinThe Bombing Of Darwin It was the bright morning of Thursday 19 February 1942 just before 10am. Since the attacks on Pearl Harbour, Darwin was the base of the 7th Military District of Australia and Port Darwin had become an important staging point for ship convoys and aircraft on their way to the fighting in the northwest. A fleet of ships carrying Australian and American troops and supplies, escorted by USS Houston, had returned to port after an attack by Japanese aircraft and submarines. I was
The Japanese InternmentThe Japanese Internment During World War II, Canada was at war with Germany and Italy. Canada was fighting to protect the lifestyle that its citizens had become accustomed to. The soldiers in WW II gave their lives for the good of their great nation. Canada was also facing a major threat in the Pacific. The threat was the powerful nation of Japan. To that point in time Japan was the strongest military force that the world had ever seen. The Japanese government was strongly influenced by military
United States and JapanUnited States and Japan In East Asia and in Europe, twentieth-century history unfolded the same way: the uneven distribution of technology, which leads to violent consequences, and uneven development after both world wars. In both regions, a large, tradition bound, nationalistic state with a long history of international control, which lagged in incorporating the practices and teachings of the French and the industrial revolutions (Russia and China), suffered an assault by an upstart nation-stat
WW IIWW II World War II World War II was one of the deadliest and most destructive wars this world has seen. The origins of the war were in Germany where Adolf Hitler became the leader and started ethnic cleansing, killing any Jewish person, gypsy, homosexual or any other person whom he considered inferior. Another cause of the war was the attempted invasion of Ethiopia by Italy, which they eventually occupied in 1936 despite British and French opposition. Germany appeared to be winning the war, taki
World War II TimelineWorld War II Timeline Due to the immense scope of World War Two, it would be nearly impossible to list all of the significant events of the period on this web page. The following dates have been selected because of their importance with respect to the causes and outcome of the war. 1918 Nov. 11 World War One Armistice signed at Compiegne, France 1919 June 28 Treaty of Versailles signed 1920 Jan. 16 League of Nations meets for the first time 1921 July 29 Adolf Hitler assumes control of National S
World War IIWorld War II World War II started in Europe, but soon became a global conflict that dwarfed all previous wars in geographical extent and in human and materials losses suffered. Intense fighting took place on three continents- Europe, Africa, and Asia- and on the seas, lands, and oceans around the globe. More nations (over 50) were fighters in the war than in any other war in the history of the World. The chief antagonists on the Allied side were Great Britain, France, the United States, the Sovi
The Battle of MidwayThe Battle of Midway The Battle of Midway took place during World War II from June 4th, 1942 until June 7th, 1942. It took place on Midway Island in the Pacific Ocean, about 1,100 miles west of PearlHarbor. Earlier, in 1867, the United States had annexed Midway Island. The Battle of Midway is one of the turning points in World War II. Breaking the Code The United States had known that the Japanese were planning an attack on Midway. The Americans had learned how to crack the Japanese code and th
Douglas MacArthurDouglas MacArthur Douglas MacArthur, the son of the high-ranking military figure, Arthur MacArthur, was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, on 26th January, 1880. Although previously a poor scholar, in 1903 MacArthur graduated first in his 93-man class, at West Point Military Academy. Commissioned in the Corps of the Engineers, MacArthur was sent by the United States Army to the Philippines and by 1904 had been promoted to the rank of first lieutenant. Later that year he joined his father who was ser