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The Pacific War. HOT ROC: 1/12/09 1.Pearl Harbor was to World War II as ________ is to ___________. Relationship:

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1 The Pacific War

2 HOT ROC: 1/12/09 1.Pearl Harbor was to World War II as ________ is to ___________. Relationship:

3 Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 December 7, 1941 At 6am, 6 Japanese carriers launched a first wave of 183 planes. At 6am, 6 Japanese carriers launched a first wave of 183 planes. Overall, 21 ships of the U.S. Pacific fleet were damaged and the death toll reached 2,403. Overall, 21 ships of the U.S. Pacific fleet were damaged and the death toll reached 2,403.

4 U.S. Enters War December 8, 1941 FDR asks Congress for Declaration of war against Japan. December 8, 1941 FDR asks Congress for Declaration of war against Japan. Germany and Italy declare war on U.S. Germany and Italy declare war on U.S. After Pearl Harbor, a new selective service act made men between 18 and 45 liable for military service. After Pearl Harbor, a new selective service act made men between 18 and 45 liable for military service. Army increases from 1.8 million in 1941 to 3.9 million by 1942 Army increases from 1.8 million in 1941 to 3.9 million by 1942

5 The Pacific War Read pages , answer questions: Read pages , answer questions: 1. Create arrows on the map to outline the island hopping strategy 2. What strategies did the US military leaders consider using in the Pacific? 3. What role did Navajo Indians play? 4. What was the Battle of Midway? 5. Was Island Hopping/leapfrogging a good strategy?


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