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World War 2 Pacific Essay

  • Submitted by: jeff234
  • on June 21, 2014
  • Category: History
  • Length: 308 words

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-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

Pearl Harbor
-› 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

American Response
› 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


Japanese Propaganda
› 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


The Pacific
› Japanese forces had been advancing steadily into Southeast Asia and the
Pacific
› TURNING POINT OF THE WAR IN ASIA:
The Battle of Midway Island › Established U.S. naval superiority over
Japan
› U.S. military forces “island-hop” across Pacific
› Japanese fortunes begin to fade


Pacific
› 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...

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