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War in the Pacific
Following Pearl Harbor, Japan acquires huge empire
General Douglas MacArthur Forced to surrender Philippines Forced to surrender Philippines Bataan Death March Bataan Death March “I Shall Return” “I Shall Return”
Doolittle Raid Retaliation for PH Retaliation for PH
Battle of Midway Turning point of war in Pacific Turning point of war in Pacific 4 Japanese carriers sunk 4 Japanese carriers sunk
Island Hopping Bypass Japanese strongholds Bypass Japanese strongholds Get close enough to Japan for eventual invasion Get close enough to Japan for eventual invasion
Major Battles Guadalcanal Guadalcanal Leyte Gulf Leyte Gulf Iwo Jima Iwo Jima Okinawa Okinawa
Yalta Conference Big 3 (FDR, Churchill, Stalin) Big 3 (FDR, Churchill, Stalin) Agree to UN Agree to UN USSR agrees to join war against Japan USSR agrees to join war against Japan
FDR’s death elevates Harry Truman to Presidency April 1945 April 1945
Firebombing of Tokyo
Manhattan Project Oppenheimer Oppenheimer 600,000 employed 600,000 employed Fat Man and Little Boy Fat Man and Little Boy
Potsdam Conference Atomic threat Atomic threat Plans for postwar Europe Plans for postwar Europe Treatment of war criminals Treatment of war criminals
Hiroshima Aug 6, 1945 Aug 6, 1945 Enola Gay Enola Gay 120,000 dead 120,000 dead
Nagasaki Aug 9, 1945 Aug 9, 1945 80,000 dead 80,000 dead
Nuremberg Trials Hundreds found guilty Hundreds found guilty Dozens executed Dozens executed
War in the Pacific Japanese conquests American Strategy The Atom Bomb.
Japanese Victories -Pearl Harbor -Japan had many Victories in much of the Pacific Empire greater than Hitler’s -MacArthur retreats from the Philippines.
World War II – The Battlefronts
World War II-Victory in the Pacific The Americans Chapter 17.
25.3 The War in the Pacific Objectives: 1. To identify key turning points in the war in the Pacific 2. Explain the developments and debates concerning.
The War in the Pacific. December 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor Dec. 8, 1941 Wake Island December 10, 1941 Guam.
The Japanese Advance. Hours after Pearl Harbor Japanese warplanes attacked Clark Field, the main American air base in the Philippines Dec. 8 Wake Island.
War in the Pacific America at war with Japan. Snow on deck. USS Philippine Sea North Pacific 1945.
WWII – What you need to know
World War II Military Action & Diplomacy. AXIS POWERS & LEADERS Adolf Hitler Germany Benito Mussolini Italy EmperorHirohitoGeneralTojo Japan.
World War II – The Battlefronts Unit 9.2. Two Wars European Theater Pacific Theater When the U.S. got involved in Dec. 1941, Germany controlled most of.
After Pearl Harbor, the Japanese attacked across Asia Gen. Douglas MacArthur commanded in the Philippines. 11 March 1942 MacArthur and his family were.
The Pacific Theatre and Peace. The Pacific War U.S. war strategy in the Pacific divided responsibilities between Gen. Douglas MacArthur led forces in.
Chapter 17: The U.S. in WWII Section 3: The War in the Pacific
The Pacific Theater Chapter 19 Section 2-4. Fall of the Philippines Japanese attack US controlled Philippines December 7, 1941 – same day as Pearl Harbor.
Chapter 17 Part 3 Pages Terms to Know Dougalas MacArthur Chester Nimitz Battle of Midway Kamikazi Robert Oppenheimer Hiroshima Nagasaki Nuremberg.
WWII in the Pacific. Japan wins early victories following Pearl Harbor –MacArthur and American forces retreat from Philippines to Australia. –Doolittle’s.
CHAPTER 17 AMERICA AND WWII Pearl Harbor “A date which will live in infamy” -- FDR.
Japanese Victories -Pearl Harbor -Victories in much of the Pacific
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