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Carrie launched aircraft were both risky and untested when the war began They started out being feared by some and taken for granted by many But turned out being the single most important tool to prevent the total defeat of the United States Pacific Fleet Carrier launched aircraft were important parts of many battles They were the main weapon in Pearl Harbor the Battle of the Coral Sea and the battle of Midway They were instrumental in Americas war effortsThe early advances by the Japanese were both swift and precise They targeted the one thing they needed most the raw materials to run their country Rice 14 But the first real move made by the Japanese war machine was the all out air attack on the America heave fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor The Japanese who felt America to be the only great threat to their expansion into the PacificStein 6 By destroying the US naval presence in the Pacific they could march unopposed and complete their plans for total Pacific conquest But this all depended on the destruction of their real targets the US carriers Lexington Yorktown and Saratoga But these ships were out doing strategic maneuvers that dayStein 24 Their loss would have severely impacted the US Navys ability to strike back at Japan possibly adding years to the wars duration Rice 15 The attack was completely unexpected On December 7th 1941 the 353 Japanese aircraft were seen coming by radar but were ignored due to the inexperience of the operators Vice admiral Chuichi Nagumos First Air Fleet were on their way to attack the Americans main Naval force The casualties were immense 2403 Americans were killed and 1178 wounded 18 US ships were sank or badly damaged and out of 394 aircraft 188 were destroyed and 159 were damagedStein 25 The Japanese losses were minute compared to the US they only lost 29 airplanes 6 midget subs and 1 Actual SubStein 27
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