5th Fyke

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  • Battle of the Coral Sea

    Admiral Nintz sent two ships to intercept the Japanese in the Coral Sea. American attacks prevented the Japanese from landing on New Guinea's south coast and kept the supply lines to Australia open, even though the Lexington was sunk and the Yorkotwn was badly damaged.
  • Bataan Death March

    Nearly 78,000 prisoners of war in the Philippines were forced to march 65 miles to a Japanese prison camp. Nearly 10,000 people died on this journey.
  • America Bombs Japan

    James Doolitle commanded a mission in Tokyo where the Hornet loaded up 16 B-25 bombs and dropped them on Japan, for the first time ever.
  • Battle of Midway

    Japanese airplanes attacked Midway. Fortunately, America stopped their advance.
  • Soviet Renforcement

    On November 23, Soviet reinforcements arrived and surroundedStalingrad, trapping almost 250,000 German troops.
  • The Battle of Stalingrad Ends

    The Battle of Stalingrad ended, but it was a major turning point in the war, putting the Germans on the defensive.
  • A German Surrender

    The last German troops in North Africa surrendered