Remembering Pearl Harbor: The Attack That Cost Japan Its Empire

MIN READDec 7, 2014 | 14:00 GMT

Sailors stand amid wreckage watching as the USS Shaw explodes on Dec. 7, 1941, at the Naval Air Station, Ford Island, Pearl Harbor.

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Japan's territorial gains in the aftermath of Dec. 7, 1941, were startling, but overreach and the empire's inherent weaknesses led ultimately to defeat....

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