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The Ballad of Pearl Harbor

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Pearl Harbor caused many tears,
Especially on the morning of December 7, 1941.
With planes full of bombs and torpedoes,
Something happened that no one expected to be done.

Japanese fighters came in waves of two,
Ships were being hit all around.
This attack left no time to fight back,
All eight Navy battleships were down.

Pearl Harbor caused many tears,
Especially on the morning of December 7, 1941.
With planes full of bombs and torpedoes,
Something happened that no one expected to be done.

The attack on the Harbor,
Came as a huge shock.
It led the Americans into WW11
There were no defenses on the dock.

Pearl Harbor caused many tears,
Especially on the morning of December 7, 1941.
With planes full of bombs and torpedoes,
Something happened that no one expected to be done.

Now Japan was in for it.
War was declared.
The fighting went on and on,
And bombs were continuously aired.

Pearl Harbor caused many tears,
Especially on the morning of December 7, 1941.
With planes full of bombs and torpedoes,
Something happened that no one expected to be done.

Negotiations were going on,
But there was still an attack,
Roosevelt declared the day “a date which will live in infamy".
But the United States still decided to fight back.

Pearl Harbor caused many tears,
Especially on the morning of December 7, 1941.
With planes full of bombs and torpedoes,
Something happened that no one expected to be done.

This tragedy caused many deaths,
A total of 2,402 Americans died.
And since the Japanese tragedies were light,
Their planes still flied.

Pearl Harbor caused many tears,
Especially on the morning of December 7, 1941.
With planes full of bombs and torpedoes,
Something happened that no one expected to be done.

Receiving medals was last on their mind,
Since that fatal day caused so much pain.
The servicemen felt fear all day,
It could not be contained.

The Americans will never forget,
Those who lost their lives on December 7, 1941.
The day of tears, the day of bombs,
The day the unexpected was done.





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