(Sunday, December 7, 1941, 1:00 p.m. in Hawaii/6:30 p.m. EST) — Japanese Admiral Chuichi Nagumo decided this afternoon against launching a third attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, which might have destroyed the fuel oil storage and repair facilities which would have rendered the most important American naval base in the Pacific useless.
(Sunday, December 7, 1941, 9:06 a.m. in Hawaii/2:36 p.m. EST) — Having devastated Battleship Row, Japanese dive bombers now set their sights on the warships moored in the dockyards at Ten-Ten Dock to the south of Pearl Harbor, striking the destroyers Cassin and Shaw. Downes had caught fire from Cassin.
(Sunday, December 7, 1941, 8:54 a.m. in Hawaii/2:24 p.m. EST) — Aircraft from the second wave of nearly 170 Japanese attackers are about to hit Pearl Harbor, but U.S. resistance is stronger this time compared to the complete surprise of the first attack wave.
(Sunday, December 7, 1941, 8:10 a.m. in Hawaii/1:40 p.m. EST) — Japanese bombers strike the USS Oklahoma with three rapid torpedoes, raising the ship out of the water and capsizing it in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. 429 people are killed and more than 30 sailors are trapped inside for some 36 hours.
Over to the east, sailors at the Kaneohe naval air station have staged a counterattack.
(Sunday, December 7, 1941, 8:00 a.m. in Hawaii/1:30 p.m. EST) — The USS West Virginia was attacked and sunk today by two bombs and seven torpedoes from Japanese aircraft at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. 106 sailors were killed.