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WORLD WAR II. Ch 23/24. REVIEW A FEW THINGS:. READ, THINK, & REMEMBER!!. ALSO REMEMBER THAT AFTER WWI:. Germany IS reduced IN size League of Nations is organized, the U.S. never joined U.S. Is isolationist. Rise of Hitler. Nazi Party organized, 1920s

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world war ii

WORLD WAR II

Ch 23/24

review a few things
REVIEW A FEW THINGS:
  • READ, THINK, & REMEMBER!!
also remember that after wwi
ALSO REMEMBER THAT AFTER WWI:
  • Germany IS reduced IN size
  • League of Nations is organized, the U.S. never joined
  • U.S. Is isolationist
rise of hitler
Rise of Hitler
  • Nazi Party organized, 1920s
      • Nazi party largest in Germany, 1932
  • Hitler voted as chancellor, 1933
  • New parliament created
      • 450, 000 members
      • Larger than German army
slide5
Stalin and the Soviet Union, 1939, sign a Non Aggression Pact. It was supposed to last 10 years. But, Hitler attacked the U.S.S.R. in 1941.
identify the leader
IDENTIFY THE LEADER:

I AM THE JAPANESE EMPEROR DURING WWII.

identify the leader12
IDENTIFY THE LEADER:

I AM THE LEADER OF NAZI GERMANY.

identify the leader14
IDENTIFY THE LEADER:

I AM THE LEADER OF FASCIST ITALY.

identify the leader16
IDENTIFY THE LEADER:

I AM THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER WHO APPEASED HITLER.

the answer is17
THE ANSWER IS:

NEVILLE

CHAMBERLAIN

identify the leader18
IDENTIFY THE LEADER:

I AM THE LEADER OF THE U.S.S.R.

identify the leader20
IDENTIFY THE LEADER:

I AM THE U.S. PRESIDENT THAT GAVE THE ORDERS TO DROP THE ATOMIC BOMBS ON JAPAN.

the answer is21
THE ANSWER IS:

HARRY

TRUMAN

identify the leader22
IDENTIFY THE LEADER:

I AM THE U.S. PRESIDENT DURING THE MAJORITY OF WORLD WAR II.

the answer is23
THE ANSWER IS:

FRANKLIN D.

ROOSEVELT

identify the leader24
IDENTIFY THE LEADER:

I AM THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER DURING THE MAJORITY OF WORLD WAR II.

the answer is25
THE ANSWER IS:

WINSTON

CHURCHILL

short answer
Short answer:

WHEN IS V-E DAY?

the answer is27
THE ANSWER IS:
  • MAY 8, 1945 IS V-E DAY!
  • THISis WHEN GERMANY SURRENDERED.
short answer28
Short answer:

WHEN IS V-J DAY?

the answer is29
THE ANSWER IS:
  • V-J DAY IS AUGUST 15, 1945.
short answer30
Short answer:

WHICH AXIS POWER DID THE ALLIES PLAN TO CONQUER FIRST?

the answer is31
THE ANSWER IS:
  • THE ALLIES PLANNED ON CONQUERING GERMANY FIRST.
short answer32
Short answer:

WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE WOMAN THAT REPRESENTED ALL WOMEN WORKING IN THE WAR FACTORIES?

the answer is33
THE ANSWER IS:
  • ROSIE THE RIvetER!!!
short answer35
Short answer:

WHAT IS THE TERM FOR LIGHTNING WAR?

the answer is36
THE ANSWER IS:
  • THE TERM FOR LIGHTNING WAR IS: BLITZKREIG
short answer37
Short answer:

WHAT TYPE OF GOVERNMENT CONTROLS EVERY ASPECT OF THEIR PEOPLE’S LIVES?

the answer is38
THE ANSWER IS:
  • A TOTALITARIAN GOVERNMENT
short answer39
Short answer:

WHICH AXIS LEADER IS CALLED IL DUCE?

the answer is40
THE ANSWER IS:
  • MUSSOLINI IS IL DUCE!!
short answer41
Short answer:

WHEN IS PEARL HARBOR BOMBED BY THE JAPANESE?

the answer is42
THE ANSWER IS:
  • DECEMBER 7, 1941 IS WHEN PEARL HARBOR WAS BOMBED BY THE JAPANESE!
short answer43
Short answer:

WHICH AXIS LEADER CALLED HIMSELF DER FUHRER?

the answer is44
THE ANSWER IS:
  • HITLER IS DER FUHRER!
short answer45
Short answer:

WHAT IS THE TERM FOR GIVING IN TO SOMEONE’S DEMANDS IN ORDER TO KEEP THE PEACE?

the answer is46
THE ANSWER IS:
  • APPEASEMENT
short answer47
Short answer:

WHO WROTE THE BOOK MEIN KAMPF?

the answer is48
THE ANSWER IS:
  • HITLER WROTE MEIN KAMPF
short answer49
Short answer:

WHICH ORGANIZATION WAS SUPPOSED TO HAVE PREVENTED WWII FROM HAPPENING?

the answer is50
THE ANSWER IS:
  • THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS!!
short answer51
Short answer:

HOW DID THE U.S. FINANCE WWII?

the answer is52
THE ANSWER IS:

THEY FINANCED IT WITH INCOME TAXES, SELLING WAR BONDS, AND CORPORATE TAXES.

short answer53
Short answer:

IN THE NAVAL BASE DESTROYER DEAL, WHAT DID THE BRITISH GIVE THE U.S. IN RETURN FOR THE 50 DESTROYERS?

the answer is54
THE ANSWER IS:

THE U.S. GOT NAVAL BASES!!

short answer55
Short answer:

WHAT ITEMS DID THE U.S. PLACE AN EMBARGO ON AND WOULD NO LONGER LET JAPAN BUY?

the answer is56
THE ANSWER IS:

OIL, IRON, STEEL, GAS.

short answer57
Short answer:

IN AN ATTEMPT TO GET THEM TO SURRENDER, WHICH AXIS POWER BOMBED GREAT BRITAIN DAILY FOR SEVERAL MONTHS?

the answer is58
THE ANSWER IS:

GERMANY BOMBED GREAT BRITAIN, THIS IS CALLED THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN.

short answer59
Short answer:

WHO WAS THE LEADER OF VICHY FRANCE?

the answer is60
THE ANSWER IS:

.THE LEADER IS HENRI PETAIN.

short answer61
Short answer:

WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE PLANE THAT DROPPED THE BOMB ON HIROSHIMA?

the answer is62
THE ANSWER IS:

.THE NAME OF THE PLANE IS THE ENOLA GAY, THE NAME OF THE PILOT IS TIBBETS.

short answer63
Short answer:

WHO WAS THE LEADER OF THE FRENCH RESISTANCE?

the answer is64
THE ANSWER IS:

.THE LEADER IS CHARLES DEGAULLE.

short answer65
Short answer:

AS OF OCT. 1941, WHO IS THE JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER?

short answer67
Short answer:

DURING WHICH BATTLE OF WWII DID THE U.S. TROOPS ACCIDENTALLY BECOME INTEGRATED?

the answer is68
THE ANSWER IS:

THIS HAPPENED DURING THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE.

short answer69
Short answer:
  • AT THE MUNICH CONFERENCE, WHAT WAS GIVEN TO HITLER TO APPEASE HIM?
the answer is70
THE ANSWER IS:
  • THEY GAVE HIM THE SUDETENLAND
short answer71
Short answer:
  • WHEN WWII STARTED IN EUROPE, WHAT POLICY WAS THE U.S. FOLLOWING?
the answer is72
THE ANSWER IS:
  • THE U.S. FOLLOWED A POLICY OF ISOLATIONISM/NEUTRALITY.
short answer73
Short answer:
  • IN 1935, WHICH FUTURE AXIS POWER ATTACKED ETHIOPIA?
the answer is74
THE ANSWER IS:
  • ITALY ATTACKED ETHIOPIA.
short answer75
Short answer:

WHAT IS THE FIRST BATTLE THAT IS FOUGHT ENTIRELY IN THE AIR?

short answer76
Short answer:
  • IN MARCH, 1936, WHAT AREA DID THE GERMANS TAKE?
the answer is78
THE ANSWER IS:
  • THEY TOOK THE RHINELAND.
short answer79
Short answer:

WAS THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY A VICTORY FOR THE ALLIES OR THE JAPANESE?

short answer80
Short answer:

IT WAS AN ALLIED VICTORY

short answer81
Short answer:
  • IN 1931, WHAT AREA DID THE JAPANESE TAKE FROM CHINA?
the answer is82
THE ANSWER IS:
  • THEY TOOK MANCHURIA.
multiple choice
MULTIPLE CHOICE:

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING WERE THE “CODE TALKERS”?

  • NAVAJOS
  • JAPANESE AMERICANS
  • ROSIE THE RIVETER
  • MEXICAN AMERICANS
the answer is84
THE ANSWER IS:
  • A. THE NAVAJOS
short answer85
Short answer:

WHO IS THE NATIVE AMERICAN IN THE IWO JIMA PHOTO?

short answer87
Short answer:

WHO IS THE DESERT FOX?

short answer88
Short answer:

ROMMEL IS THE DESERT FOX

multiple choice89
MULTIPLE CHOICE:

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE WERE PUT IN GERMAN CONCENTRATION CAMPS?

  • GYPSIES
  • JEWS
  • HOMOSEXUALS
  • ALL OF THE ABOVE
the answer is90
THE ANSWER IS:
  • D. ALL OF THE ABOVE
multiple choice91
MULTIPLE CHOICE:

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WERE NOT RATIONED DURING WWII?

  • SUGAR
  • EGGS
  • MEAT
  • WATER
multiple choice93
MULTIPLE CHOICE:

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING MEN WERE IN CHARGE OF THE D-DAY INVASION?

  • MACARTHUR
  • PATTON
  • EISENHOWER
  • PERSHING
the answer is94
THE ANSWER IS:

EISENHOWER

multiple choice95
MULTIPLE CHOICE:

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING WWII BATTLES WAS THE LAST GERMAN OFFENSIVE?

  • STALINGRAD
  • BATTLE OF THE BULGE
  • MIDWAY
  • GUADALCANAL
the answer is96
THE ANSWER IS:
  • THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE
multiple choice97
MULTIPLE CHOICE:

AT THE END OF WWII, WHICH ALLIED POWER REACHED BERLIN FIRST?

  • GREAT BRITAIN
  • U.S.A.
  • U.S.S.R.
  • FRANCE
the answer is98
THE ANSWER IS:
  • “C”. U.S.S.R
multiple choice99
MULTIPLE CHOICE:

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS MEANS HATRED AND/OR HOSTILITY TOWARD JEWS?

  • TOTALITARIANISM
  • ANTI-SEMITISM
  • ARYANIZE
  • KRISTALLNACHT
the answer is100
THE ANSWER IS:
  • THE TERM IS ANTI-SEMITISM
multiple choice101
MULTIPLE CHOICE:

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING WAS THE CONFERENCE HELD AFTER THE GERMAN SURRENDER FOR THE PURPOSE OF PLANNING THE POST WAR WORLD?

  • ATLANTIC CHARTER
  • YALTA CONFERENCE
  • TEHERAN
  • MUNICH CONFERENCE
the answer is102
THE ANSWER IS:
  • B. YALTA
  • CONFERENCE
multiple choice103
MULTIPLE CHOICE:

WHICH MAN SAID “I SHALL RETURN?”

  • PRES. F.D. ROOSEVELT
  • GEN. MACARTHUR
  • WINSTON CHURCHILL
  • GEN. EISENHOWER
the answer is104
THE ANSWER IS:

GENERAL

MACARTHUR

multiple choice105
MULTIPLE CHOICE:

ON WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CITIES DID THE ALLIES DROP THE FIRST ATOMIC BOMB?

  • BERLIN
  • NAGASAKI
  • HIROSHIMA
  • TOKYO
the answer is106
THE ANSWER IS:

C. HIROSHIMA

multiple choice107
MULTIPLE CHOICE:

IN WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BATTLES DID THE JAPANESE FIRST USE KAMIKAZE PILOTS?

  • CORAL SEA
  • GUADALCANAL
  • LEYTE GULF
  • OKINAWA
the answer is108
THE ANSWER IS:

C. LEYTE GULF

multiple choice109
MULTIPLE CHOICE:

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING MEN WAS THE SCIENTIST IN CHARGE OF THE MANHATTAN PROJECT?

  • ALBERT EINSTEIN
  • ENRICO FERMI
  • ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
the answer is110
THE ANSWER IS:

C. ROBERT

OPPENHEIMER

true or false
TRUE OR FALSE

GENERAL ROMMEL IS THE BRITISH GENERAL IN CHARGE OF OPERATION TORCH.

the answer is112
THE ANSWER IS:

FALSE, GEN. ROMMEL IS A GERMAN SOLDIER.

true or false113
TRUE OR FALSE

THE ALLIES WON THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE.

the answer is114
THE ANSWER IS:

TRUE, THE ALLIES WON THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE.

true or false115
TRUE OR FALSE

THE JAPANESE LOST CONTROL OF THE PACIFIC IN THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY.

the answer is116
THE ANSWER IS:

TRUE, THE JAPANESE LOST CONTROL OF THE PACIFIC AT THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY.

true or false117
TRUE OR FALSE

ALLOTMENT ANNIE REPRESENTS ALL OF THE WOMEN WORKING IN THE WAR FACTORIES.

the answer is118
THE ANSWER IS:

FALSE, THAT WAS ROSIE THE RIVETER!!

true or false119
TRUE OR FALSE

OPERATION OVERLORD IS THE CODE NAME FOR THE D-DAY INVASION.

true or false121
TRUE OR FALSE

THE AXIS POWERS SHARED UNIFIED WAR GOALS.

true or false122
TRUE OR FALSE

FALSE, THEY DID NOT SHARE UNIFIED WAR GOALS.

true or false123
TRUE OR FALSE

THE GERMAN DEFEAT AT STALINGRAD FORCED HITLER TO REALIZE THAT HE WAS NOT GOING TO DOMINATE EUROPE.

true or false125
TRUE OR FALSE

THE FIRST CITY THE U.S. DROPPED THE ATOMIC BOMB ON WAS NAGASAKI.

true or false126
TRUE OR FALSE

FALSE, THE FIRST CITY WAS HIROSHIMA

true or false127
TRUE OR FALSE

GEN. EISENHOWER ACCEPTED THE SURRENDER OF THE JAPANESE ON SEPT. 2, 1945.

the answer is128
THE ANSWER IS:

FALSE, THAT WAS GEN. MACARTHUR

true or false129
TRUE OR FALSE

DURING WWII, THE SOLDIERS WERE GIVEN A NEW CANDY, M&Ms.

the answer is130
THE ANSWER IS:

TRUE, THEY GAVE THEM M&M CANDY.

true or false131
TRUE OR FALSE

LEND LEASE IS THE U.S. PROGRAM OF LOANING OR RENTING MILITARY EQUIPMENT TO THE ALLIED FORCES DURING WWII.

the answer is132
THE ANSWER IS:

THAT IS TRUE.

true or false133
TRUE OR FALSE

OPERATION TORCH IS THE CODE NAME FOR THE INVASION OF NORTH AFRICA.

the answer is134
THE ANSWER IS:

TRUE, ABSOLUTELY, TRUE!

true or false135
TRUE OR FALSE

THE U.S. ENTERED WWII WHEN POLAND WAS ATTACKED BY GERMANY.

the answer is136
THE ANSWER IS:

FALSE, THE U.S. ENTERED WWII WHEN PEARL HARBOR WAS ATTACKED!!

true or false137
TRUE OR FALSE

HIDEKI TOJO LED JAPAN DURING WWII AND WAS EXECUTED FOR WAR CRIMES AT THE END OF WWII.

the answer is138
THE ANSWER IS:

TRUE, TRUE, TRUE.

true or false139
TRUE OR FALSE

DURING THE GLOOMY DAYS OF 1942, JAMES H. DOOLITTLE LED A DARING DAYLIGHT RAID OVER TOKYO.

the answer is140
THE ANSWER IS:

TRUE, ABSOLUTELY, TRUE!

true or false141
TRUE OR FALSE

MUSSOLINI IS HANGED AT THE NUREMBERG WAR TRIALS.

the answer is142
THE ANSWER IS:

FALSE, MUSSOLINI IS DEAD BEFORE THE TRIALS.

true or false143
TRUE OR FALSE

ONE RESULT OF THE ALLIED SUCCESSES OF THE D-DAY INVASION IS THAT FDR IS REELECTED FOR THE 4TH TIME!!

the answer is144
THE ANSWER IS:

TRUE, ABSOLUTELY TRUE!

true or false145
TRUE OR FALSE

THE ALLIES CONQUERED JAPAN BEFORE THEY CONQUERED GERMANY.

the answer is146
THE ANSWER IS:

FALSE, THE ALLIES CONQUERED GERMANY FIRST.

true or false147
TRUE OR FALSE

HITLER COMMITTED SUICIDE BEFORE HE COULD BE CAPTURED.

the answer is148
THE ANSWER IS:

TRUE, HE CERTAINLY DID.

true or false149
TRUE OR FALSE

AFTER CAPTURING FRANCE, GERMANY ESTABLISHED A PUPPET GOVERNMENT.

the answer is150
THE ANSWER IS:

TRUE, TRUE, TRUE!

true or false151
TRUE OR FALSE

IN 1933, THE USA REESTABLISHED DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH THE SOVIET UNION.

the answer is152
THE ANSWER IS:

THAT IS TRUE!

true or false153
TRUE OR FALSE

THE NUREMBERG LAWS TOOK CITIZENSHIP AWAY FROM ALL JEWS.

the answer is154
THE ANSWER IS:

TRUE, POSITIVELY TRUE!

true or false155
TRUE OR FALSE

JEWS WERE THE ONLY PEOPLE THE GERMANS PUT IN CONCENTRATION CAMPS.

the answer is156
THE ANSWER IS:

FALSE, THEY PUT OTHER IN THE CAMPS, TOO.

true or false157
TRUE OR FALSE

THE USA NEVER JOINED THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS.

the answer is158
THE ANSWER IS:

TRUE, THE U.S. NEVER JOINED THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS.

true or false159
TRUE OR FALSE

THE USA NEVER JOINED THE UNITED NATIONS.

the answer is160
THE ANSWER IS:

FALSE, THE U.S. JOINED AND STILL IS A MEMBER OF THE UNITED NATIONS.

true or false161
TRUE OR FALSE

AFTER PRESIDENT F.D. ROOSEVELT DIES, VICE PRESIDENT EISENHOWER BECOMES PRESIDENT.

the answer is162
THE ANSWER IS:

FALSE, TRUMAN WAS THE VICE PRESIDENT THAT TOOK OVER.

true or false163
TRUE OR FALSE

THE CODE TALKERS SPOKE LATIN OVER THEIR RADIOS.

the answer is164
THE ANSWER IS:

FALSE, THE CODE TALKERS SPOKE IN NAVAJO.

true or false165
TRUE OR FALSE

THE SOVIETS ALLOWED THE RUSSIAN WINTER TO HELP THEM DEFEAT THE NAZIS.

the answer is166
THE ANSWER IS:

THAT WOULD BE TRUE

true or false167
TRUE OR FALSE

ROBERT OPPENHEIMER IS THE SCIENTIST THAT HEADED THE PROGRAM THAT MADE THE ATOMIC BOMB.

the answer is168
THE ANSWER IS:

TRUE, HE WAS THE LEADER OF THE PROGRAM.

true or false169
TRUE OR FALSE

AFTER THE PHILIPPINES WAS CAPTURED BY THE JAPANESE, GEN. MACARTHUR NEVER RETURNED TO ISLAND.

the answer is170
THE ANSWER IS:

FALSE, HE RETURNED AND SAID, “I HAVE RETURNED.”

true or false171
TRUE OR FALSE

THE BATTLES OF IWO JIMA AND OKINAWA WERE AMONG THE WORST OF THE WAR.

the answer is172
THE ANSWER IS:

TRUE, TRUE, SO TRUE.

true or false173
TRUE OR FALSE

GERMAN AMERICANS, ITALIAN AMERICANS, AND JAPANESE AMERICANS CITIZENS SPENT WWII IN RELOCATION CAMPS.

the answer is174
THE ANSWER IS:

FALSE, ONLY THE JAPANESE AMERICANS WERE PUT IN THE RELOCATION CAMPS.

true or false175
TRUE OR FALSE

THE MANHATTAN PROJECT IS THE NAME OF THE U.S. PROGRAM THAT BUILT THE ATOMIC BOMBS.

quick facts
Quick Facts

A. War Costs

  • US Debt 1940 - $9 billionUS Debt 1945 - $98 billion
  • The war cost $330 billion -- 10 times the cost of WWI & as much as all previous federal spending since 1776
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Quick Facts

A. War Costs

  • US Debt 1940 - $9 billionUS Debt 1945 - $98 billion
  • The war cost $330 billion -- 10 times the cost of WWI & as much as all previous federal spending since 1776
the us drifts toward war
The US Drifts Toward War
  • The Neutrality Acts (1935-37)
  • “Cash and Carry”
  • First peacetime draft (1940) All men 21 to 35 had to register for one year’s military service
  • Lend-Lease Act (1941)
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The US Drifts Toward War
  • British Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965)
the us drifts toward war182
The US Drifts Toward War
  • USS Augusta off the coast of Newfoundland
  • Atlantic Charter (August 14, 1941)
the us drifts toward war183
The US Drifts Toward War
  • Roosevelt imposed an embargo on exports of strategic resources, such as oil and metal, to Japan (September 1941)
japan brings the us into the war
Japan Brings the US into the War
  • Pearl Harbor
  • December 7, 1941
  • Battleship Row — USS Arizona and Oklahoma destroyed
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Japan Brings the US into the War
  • 2,403 Americans killed; 1,178 wounded
  • The Japanese made serious mistakes in the Pearl Harbor attack:
japan brings the us into the war187
Japan Brings the US into the War
  • Fuel dumps were not bombed
  • Repair facilities untouched
after the pearl harbor attack
AFTER THE PEARL HARBOR ATTACK
  • USS West Virginia and California refloated and repaired
  • USS Maryland, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Nevada repaired
slide189
No aircraft carriers were present, specifically USS Lexington, Saratoga, and Enterprise
slide191
Nazi Germany declared war on the US (December 11, 1941)
  • Japanese attacked multiple targets:
  • Philippines attacked by air
world war ii in the pacific
World War II in the Pacific
  • Guam (10 December)
  • Wake Island
  • Philippines fell (8 April 1942)
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World War II in the Pacific
  • General Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964)
  • HE SAID “I SHALL RETURN,”
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World War II in the Pacific
  • The Doolittle Raid
  • LTC Jimmy Doolittle (1896-1993)
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World War II in the Pacific
  • Why the Doolittle Raid?
  • Psychological for Japan and the US
  • Japan protected by the kamikaze (divine wind)
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World War II in the Pacific
  • 16 B-25 Bombers brought into striking distance of Japan by the carrier USS Lexington
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World War II in the Pacific
  • Doolittle Raid bombed pre-assigned targets in Tokyo-Yokohama, Nagoya, and Osaka-Kobe areas (April 18, 1942)
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World War II in the Pacific
  • Doolittle received a hero’s welcome in the US and a promotion to Brigadier General
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World War II in the Pacific
  • Coral Sea (7-8 May 1942)
  • Japanese Carrier HIJMS Shoho after torpedo hit
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World War II in the Pacific
  • Midway (4-5 June 1942)
  • Among other ships, Japan lost 4 carriers
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World War II in the Pacific
  • US lost carrier USS Yorktown (after the battle ended)
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US Strategy in the Pacific
  • General Douglas MacArthur
  • Southwest Pacific
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US Strategy in the Pacific
  • Admiral Chester W. Nimitz (1885-1966)
  • Central Pacific
  • Island hopping
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US Strategy in the Pacific
  • Leyte Gulf—Japanese introduced kamikaze pilots
  • Battleship USS Missouri under attack
death of franklin roosevelt
Death of Franklin Roosevelt
  • FDR died in April 1945
  • Harry S Truman (1945-1953)
the atomic bomb
The Atomic Bomb
  • Trinity test, the first nuclear explosion (Alamogordo, New Mexico July 16, 1945)
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The Atomic Bomb
  • B-29 Super Fortress Enola Gay dropped “Little Boy” on Hiroshima ON August 6, 1945.
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The Atomic Bomb
  • 71,000 killed
  • Four-square miles destroyed
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The Atomic Bomb
  • THE PLANE,Bock’s Car, dropped “Fat Man” on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945.
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The Atomic Bomb
  • Japan surrenders
  • V-J DAY IS
  • AUGUST 15, 1945
japanese surrender
Japanese Surrender
  • Official surrender aboard USS Missouri anchored in Tokyo Harbor September 2, 1945. WORLD WAR II IS OVER!!!
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