Why Didn’t Japan Invade Hawai’i After Pearl Harbor?

Japanese soldiers march through Singapore (Public domain)

After the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor, the panicked citizens of Hawaii believed that an invasion was imminent. Reports of Japanese patrol planes and shadowy landing craft moving in from the horizon paralyzed the island for the rest of 1941. It seemed like a logical conclusion to draw. Most invasions were preceded by…




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