It was the Pearl Harbor attack which change the entire scenario of the WW 2 .When Japanese bombers appeared in the skies over Pearl Harbor on the morning of December 7, 1941, the U.S. military was completely unprepared for the devastating surprise attack, which dramatically altered the course of WW 2, especially in the Pacific theater. But there were several key reasons for the bombing that, in hindsight, make it seem almost inevitable.
Why did Japan Attack Pearl Harbor?
Before the Pearl Harbor attack their was a tension between Japan and USA as Japan has caused havoc in China by killing 1000 of mens and womens their to to occupy their resources and to stop the global footprint of Japan the United States began passing economic sanctions against Japan, including trade embargoes on aircraft exports, oil and scrap metal, among other key goods, and gave economic support to the Chinese forces.
Because of the sanctions Japanese were furious and also their aim to to expand to the pacific was hindered and most important was that it was certain that war could happen any time so the best strategy was attack first and destroy the fleet of Pearl Harbor and the rest is all history.
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