-The bombing of Pearl Harbor starts war in pacific .
-Japan thought it would weak our navy and have US accept of Japan domination in PAcific.
-FDR was firm in his proposal for war in the congress the speech was asking congress to declare war on japan.
-Japan also attacked Guam,Phillipines, hong kong,Wake island, Midway , MAyla
- Attack had opposite effect
-Solidified opinion about entering the war
-U.S. joins Allies against Japan
-Four days later, Germany declares war on U.S
Japanese-American internment 1942 relocation Japanese Americans who
were relocated to camps. (internment camps)"
Japanese lost homes, businesses and livelihood."
1988 - America apologizes for its actions
Propaganda- Information of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular
political cause or point of view. (vocab)
Used in regards to fighting Japanese
Japanese forces had been advancing steadily into Southeast Asia and the
TURNING POINT OF THE WAR IN ASIA:
The Battle of Midway Island Established U.S. naval superiority over
U.S. military forces “island-hop” across Pacific
Japanese fortunes begin to fade
McAurther - creates the idea of Island hoping
Island hoping - Moves
American troops closer to Japan’s mainland. (vocab word)
Japanese war crimes WWII
Third Geneva Convention – established how POW (prisoners of war) should be treated.
Japanese went against the convention
Killed almost all POW’s and regular civilians
island hopping marine corps
END of WAR
-FDR died april 1945
-truman took over
-Truman wanted to avoid inviasion of japan he beleived that americans would suffer heavy losses. j
Drop some bombs
Atomic weapons only two avaliable
Hiroshima- August 6 1945
Nagasaki August 9 1945
Japan surrendered on August 14
World war II ended in...