At 07:53 on the morning of 1941 - 65 years ago to this very date - the Empire of Japan attacked the United States of America's military base on Pearl Harbor with an assault force of 354 aircraft. American aircraft losses were estimated at 188 destroyed and 159 damaged. Overall losses for the Japanese were 9 fighters, 15 dive bombers and 5 torpedo bombers. This fateful day marked the beginning of one of mankind's most notorious struggles, pitting the USA against the Empire of Japan.
In Attack on Pearl Harbor, players can sign up for either side as they are offered the role of daring US gunner turned pilot Douglas Knox or Japanese ace Zenji Yamada. History's yours to shape: Either nation can win the war depending on your actions as players battle for supremacy behind the cockpits of some of the most prolific fighters, bombers and torpedo-bearing aircraft of the WWII Pacific Theater. Playable planes include Japan's Mitsubishi A6M "Zero", the D3A1 Aichi "Val" and the B5N Nakajima "Kate" as well as America's Chance Vought F4U Corsair, the Douglas SBD Dauntless and the Grumman TBM Avenger.