The Coming of the War 1931-1942. World War II. USA AMBUSHED 12/7/1941.
2,887 Americans Dead!
A date which will live in infamy!
Bataan Death March
DooLittle Raids James DooLittle led a raid of 16 B-25s bombers to attack Tokoyo. They killed 50 Japanese and damaged over 100 buildings.
American military and bombing missions focused heavily on Japanese industrial and political areas.
Tuskegee Airmen were a squadron of African-American fighter pilots. They led 1500 missions and did not loose a bomber. Major effort for civil rights.
Women & Labor
African-Americans and Labor
Out of 100,00o labor workers, only 240 wee African-Americans.
A. Philip Randolph asserted African Americans did not want 2nd class citizenship. He started the Double V Campaign.
Executive Order 8802 created the Fair Employment Practices Commission to address hiring.
Japanese Internment camps
Niesi—slang for Japanese Americans
442nd combat team- an all volunteer regiment made up of Jap-Am soldiers; won more Congressional Medals and other medals than any other regiment; trained at Camp Shelby, MS
Normandy Landing (June 6, 1944)
Higgins Landing Crafts
Mussolini & His Mistress,Claretta Petacci Are Hung in Milan, 1945
Hitler Commits Suicide April 30, 1945
Cyanide & Pistols
The Führer’s Bunker
Mr. & Mrs. Hitler