My Timelinee.

By saniyah
  • USS Enterprise

    USS Enterprise
    Is known as "The Big E" a fighting city of steel. They had a 360 degree view of the entire world. All around above and below was their battle space. The USS Enterprise was the most decorated vessel of WWII, Involved in more than a dozen major battles in the Pacific.
  • Nanking Massacre

    Nanking Massacre
    Over a period of six weeks, Imperial Japanese Army forces brutally murdered hundreds of thousands of people. The horrific events are known as the Nanking Massacre or the Rape of Nanking, as between 20,000 and 80,000 women were sexually assualted.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japan attacks the U.S. Navy Base at Pearl Harbor. More that 2,000 military and civilians were killed. The U.S. declares war on the empire of Japan.
  • Flying Tigers

    Flying Tigers
    China's nationalist government to aid in its battle against the Japanese. The resullt was the formation of the Ammerican Volunteer Group. Over the next year these voulnteers used tactics to score a string af victories over Japanes air force.
  • Death at Bataan

    Death at Bataan
    In Aprilo 1942, Japanese forces defeated a combined U.S. and Flipino army in the Battle of Bataan, in the Philippines. They then forced more than 70,000 captured soliersto march more than 60 miles noth in brutally hot weather to a captured U.S. Army base. Along the way, the marchers were starved, deprived of sleep and beaten; thse who fell or complianed were executed. The war came to Philippines the same day it came to Hawaii and in the same manner- a suprise air attack.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    After the failure to capture the port at Coral Sea, the Japanese badly wanted a decisive victory against the American fleet. So, the Japanese created a complicated plan using battleships and distractions to keep the U.S. ships busy, while taking over the island of Midway to gain more control of the Pacific. There were two problems with their plans: the aircraft carriers were easier to maneuver and could inflict more damage than battleships, and the American had cracked their code so they already
  • The Kamikaze

    The Kamikaze
    Kamikazes and the creed that went with the kamikazes in World War Two is usually associated with those Japanese pilots who flew into American warships in an effort to sink them. However, there were other forms of kamikazes such as the human torpedoes that the Japanese used in the Pacific.'Kamikaze' means 'divine wind' and those men from Japan's 205th Air Group- the Kamikaze unit- inflicted serious losses on the American Pacific fleet, especially at Okinawa.
  • Leyte Gulf

    Leyte Gulf
    In October 1944, Japan and the United States waged the largest naval battle of WW1-- and one of the largest in history. Miscommunicatin and flawed decision-making on both sides, but primarily by the Japanese.
  • Iwo jima

    Iwo jima
    On February 19 , 30,000 Marines began their assualt on Iwo Jima, a small island in southern Japan some 600 miles south of Tokyo. The Battle of Iwo Jima woukd produce one of the highest casualty rates of WW1. Theres a photograph of a group of U.S. MArines raising an American Flag over Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima's highest point.
  • The Atomic Bomb

    The Atomic Bomb
    In early August 1945, U.S. forces dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing more than 100,000 peopleand exposing tens of thousands more to deadly radiation. The Soviet Union declared war on Japan, and the Japanese government surrendered to the United States and its allies. The nuclear age had truly begun with the first military use of atomic weapons.