Summarize the key decision points leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Imperial Japanese Navy on the morning of December 7, 1941.
On the morning of December 7, 1941, The Imperial Japanese Navy launched an attack in which hundreds of Japanese fighter planes bombarded the U.S. Naval Fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. A series of key decisions were made by the Japanese Navy but the biggest one was why they decided to attack the U.S. fleet. The attack resulted in the destruction of 4 battleships, 188 aircraft, and almost 2,500 deaths.