Battleship Row: U.S. Navy Photo
The attack damaged all eight of the U.S. Battleships anchored in the harbor. Four of those battleships were sunk; all but the Arizona was raised and refitted. Six of the eight battleships were returned to active duty. In addition to the battleships the Japanese sank or damaged 3 cruisers, 3 destroyers, 1 anti-aircraft training ship and a minelayer. 188 aircraft were also destroyed, but the biggest loss was that of 2,403 American lives. 1,177 men were lost on the USS Arizona alone.
The USS Arizona Memorial, located at Pearl Harbor
in Honolulu, Hawaii. Over one-thousand sailors were killed when
their ship sank during the attack on December 7, 1941
(photo from: http://pblproject.com)
The surprise attack plunged the United States into WWII. On December 8, the United States declared War on Imperial Japan. The war with Japan lasted 3 years, 8 months and 27 days, until the signing of the unconditional surrender document aboard the USS Missouri on September 2, 1945.
I used the following sources for the information in this post:http://pblproject.com