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Impact on Fleet Composition 

Naval History and Heritage Command historian Robert J. Cressman answers questions about the attack on Pearl Harbor and the historical impact in a series of video sound bites. Here, he discusses the impact of the attack on the composition of the fleet. Videos may be downloaded from DVIDS.

What is a common misconception of the attack?

Discuss the damage of battleships during the attack on Pearl Harbor and the rise of the aircraft carrier during World War II.

Why did the Japanese not attack the U.S. Navy pacific submarines and what impact did that have on World War II?

Many ships were significantly damaged at Pearl Harbor. Were some of these ships salvaged?

Which ships were lost or damaged at Pearl Harbor?

Return to main page: Pearl Harbor Attack 

Published:Thu Nov 02 11:11:19 EDT 2017