When World War II visited North America
Different parts the United States and Canada were attacked during WWII
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When talking about enemy attacks on US soil during the Second World War, most people refer to the bombing of Pearl Harbor. But in fact this infamous military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy took place before the United States had entered the conflict. The unprovoked act of aggression ultimately led to America declaring war on Japan. But even before those dark events of December 7, 1941, the country was being infiltrated by German spies. Bombardments and incursions by Axis forces on and into North American territory followed. But few people are able to recall these small-scale campaigns that saw the enemy directly target the nation and in some cases actually operate within American and Canadian borders. So, what are these little-known encounters, and when did they take place?
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