Pearl harbor

Pearl Harbor Bombing

  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. They decided to bomb Pearl Harbor, as it held the majority of the Americans naval forces in the pacific.They also wanted to bomb Pearl Harbor because it was closer ot Japna then the Unite States, and they would have less distance to travel.
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    Pearl Harbor Bombing

  • Excutive Order 9066

    Excutive Order 9066
    Gave the military broad powers to ban any citizen from a 50 to 60 mile wide coatal area stretching from Washington state to California and extending inland into southern Arizona. It also authorized transporting these citizens to assembly centers. Americans were worse and more sweeping, uprooting entire communities and targeting ciztizens as well as residdent aliens.
  • MacArthur

    In Septmeber,1945, General Douglas MacAruthur took charge of the Supreme Command of Allied Power and began the work of rebuilding Japan. The occupation of Japan can be divided into three phases: the initial effort to punish and reform Japan, the work to revive the Japanese economy, and the conclusion of a formal peace treaty and alliance.
  • D-Day

    Fought between German forces occupying Western Europe and the invading armies. More than 156,000 troops crossed the Englich Channel during the initial invasion.By nightfall on June 6, Allied froces had established themseleves in Normandy though their position remained precarious.
  • The Saipan Battle

    The Saipan Battle
    The Saipan battle began on the 13th of June 1944.The battle had 15 battleships with 165,000 shells being fired. A total of 7 modern battleships supplied 2,400 sixteen inch shells.
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima
    an air base for fighter escorts supporting ling-range bombing missions against mainland Japan.The capture Iwo JIma was necessary to provide an emergency landing strip for crippled B-29s returning from bombing runs.This seizure of Iowa Jima would aloow for sea and air blckades.
  • The Battle of Berlin

    The Battle of Berlin
    The final chapter in the destruction of Hitler's Third Reich began on April 16,1945 when Stalin unleashed the brutal power of 20 armies, 6,300 tanks, and 8,500 aircraft with the oblejctive of cruching German resistance and capturing Berlin.The Allied armies halted their advance on the city in order to give the Soviets a free hand.
  • Atomic Bombing

    Atomic Bombing
    In 1945, at 8:16 a.m.,the Enola Gay, drops the world's first atom bomb, over the city of Hirishima. Approximately 80,000 people were killed as a direct result of the blast, and another 35,000 were injured.At least another 60,000 would be dead by the end of the year from the effects of the fallout.
  • Enola Gay

    Enola Gay
    The Enola Gay was the name of the airplane that dropped the A-bomb on the Japanese mainland to end WWII. The bomb carried the first atomic weapon ever used in combat. The frist bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and the second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki
  • Japan Surrendered

    Japan Surrendered
    By the summer of 1945, the defeat of Japan was a forgone conclusion. The Japanese navy and air forced were destroyed.The invasion of Japan promised to be the bloodiest seaborne attack of all time, conceviably 10 times as costly as the Nomrandy invasion in terms of Allied casualities.