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25:3 War in the Pacific Bell Ringer: Skillbuilder pg. 786
U.S. Pacific Fleet 9 battleships 3 aircraft carriers 12 heavy cruisers 8 light cruisers 50 destroyers 33 submarines 100 patrol bombers
Japan’s Asian Empire
Philippines 1941 General Douglas MacArthur 80,000 defended against 200,000 Bataan Peninsula “I shall return”
Bataan Death March 75,000 Conditions and casualties
“Tokyo bombed. Doolittle Do’od it” 1942 Japan’s main island Bombing raid military/industrial targets moral
Battle of the Coral Sea 1942 Aircraft carriers Japanese want Port Moresby then Australia Who won?
Battle of Midway June 1942 Most important battle of the Pacific Turning point in Pacific Theater Refueling station for ships and aircraft Nimitz foils a “surprise” Jap invasion
Battle of Midway 1942 Jap navy never recovered U.S. moves toward Japan 4 Jap Aircraft carriers v. 1 US carrier
Island Hopping Leapfrogging Less fortified islands Cut supply and communication lines Move closer to Japan
Guadalcanal August 1942-February 1943 Solomon Islands: air, land, sea 1 st major allied offensive Henderson field U.S. supplies to Australia/New Zealand
19,000 marines 7100 casualties to 31,000 Turning point in the Pacific
Battle for Leyte Gulf October 1944 MacArthur reclaims the Philippines “People of the Philippines, I have returned” Kamikaze attacks Imperial Navy
Iwo Jima February 1945 Critical location Heavily defended Mount Suribachi casualties
Okinawa April 1945 Casualties Civilian population significance
Manhattan Project J. Robert Oppenheimer Atomic bomb Pros and cons
Hiroshima August 6, 1945 B-29 Enola Gay “Little Boy”
Nagasaki August 9, 1945 “Fat man”
VJ Day September 2, 1945 USS Missouri
Yalta Conference The Big Three February 1945 FDR, Churchill, Stalin Divide Germany into occupation zones Free elections in Poland and eastern Europe Creation of United Nations
Nuremberg War Trials Nazis on trial for crimes against humanity Established important principle
Occupation of Japan General MacArthur War trials: Hideki Tojo Free market revolution Democratic government MacArthur Constitution
War in the Pacific Japanese conquests American Strategy The Atom Bomb.
Allies Stem Japanese Tide
Chapter 25 section 4 The War in the Pacific.
Japanese Victories -Pearl Harbor -Japan had many Victories in much of the Pacific Empire greater than Hitler’s -MacArthur retreats from the Philippines.
America and WWII: The War for the Pacific. Allies Stem the Japanese Tide Note: The war in the Pacific was extremely brutal and savage a lot of up-close,
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.
World War II: The Pacific Theater.
The War in the Pacific. December 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor Dec. 8, 1941 Wake Island December 10, 1941 Guam.
War in the Pacific America at war with Japan. Snow on deck. USS Philippine Sea North Pacific 1945.
The War in the Pacific.
War in the Pacific. Following Pearl Harbor, Japan acquires huge empire.
After Pearl Harbor, the Japanese attacked across Asia Gen. Douglas MacArthur commanded in the Philippines. 11 March 1942 MacArthur and his family were.
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.
Opening Assignment What issues might the American military face fighting the Japanese in the Pacific Theater that are different than the issues faced in.
Japanese Victories -Pearl Harbor -Victories in much of the Pacific
The War in the Pacific Chapter The Japanese Advantage Pearl Harbor Dec 7, 1941 Clark Field –Air Force base in Philippine Islands MacArthur retreats.
WWIIWWII The Pacific Theater Timeline of Major Battles The Pacific Theater Timeline of Major Battles.
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