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Question: Did Japan strike at the US before December 7, 1941!?
Someone I know said this and I think they did not, but I am curious enough to ask!. ThanksWww@QuestionHome@Com

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No they did not!. Someone is pulling your legWww@QuestionHome@Com

Japan was certainly at war before December 7, 1941, but not with the US!. The Japanese did, actually, strike at an American Navy Gunboat on the Yangtze River in China in 1937!. (known as the Panay Incident)!.
There's also the Allison Incident, when Japanese soldiers struck the US Consul for the embassy in Nanking (John Allison) in the face in 1938 as part of the "Rape of Nanking"!. Taken together, and along with the looting of American property in Nanking, these incidents strained relations between Japan and the US!. However, in terms of serious military strikes at US forces, there were none prior to "the Day that will live in infamy!."