4th hour David Kelley

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  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Attack on Pearl Harbor
    The Japanese brought fighter planes over the Hawaiian harbor. The Japanese bombed the harbor and every port on the island.
  • American Bombs fell on Japan for the first time

    American Bombs fell on Japan for the first time
    Lieutenant Colonel James Doolittlewas put in command of the mission to bomb Tokyo. The aircraft carrier Hornet was loaded with 16 B-25s and the next day they headed west across the Pacific.
  • Japan launches their aircraft against Midway.

    The Americans were ready for them and when the Japenese finnaly came they were caught in an ambush of gunfire. Thirty-eight planes were shot down.
  • German submarines sink 360 American ships

    German submarines sink  360 American ships
    Oil tankers whre sunk which caused gasoline and oil to be rationed. The government built the first long-distance pipeline to keep oil flowing. This pipeline stretched from Texas to Pennsylvania.
  • The Battle of Stalingrad ended.

    The Battle of Stalingrad ended.
    In the end, 91,000 Germans had surrendered and 5,000 had survived the Soviet prison camps and returned home. Each side lost nearly half a million soldiers.
  • The last German troops in North Africa surrendered.

    Many Americans were killed under the command of Patton so, Eisenhower fired him.American and Britih forces finally pused the Germans back.
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