" At 6 in the morning, the Army and Navy sections of the Imperial General Headquarters announced, 'Today, December 8th, before dawn, the Imperial Army and Navy entered into a state of war with American and British forces in the western Pacific .'"
The announcement was broadcast throughout Japan on radio, and the Japanese soon learned that this was the outbreak of war. The Imperial Navy launched a devastating attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor, and this news shocked and horrified the entire world.
However, the situation had changed in the course of events. Even though the surprise attack was a complete success, it was later revealed that the strike was conducted without prior warning, that is, before the formal declaration of war from Japan to the United States. For this reason, the attack on Pearl Harbor was labeled "Japan's cowardly sneak attack".
"According to the announcement of the Imperial headquarters army and navy part on 6 AM, The empire army and navy had entered the state of war against the U.S.-Britain army in the west Pacific Ocean before dawn of the eighth today. "
The wireless broadcasting reported starting the war, and it was told to Japanese citizen that the war had finally started. And, because news that the Imperial Navy in Japan had given a fatal blow to U.S. Pacific Fleet in the Hawaii Pearl Harbor had done the world.
However, the situation has changed with the time passage. It was clarified not to have reached before the notice of starting the war to Uncle Sam made a surprise attack from Japanese Government though the surprise attack had concluded successfully. Therefore, the Pearl Harbor attack has become a result that the brand "Mean surprise attack" by a Japanese army is pushed.