United States

  • Women in WWII

    Women in WWII
    Percentage of women in the workforce grew from 27% to 37%. Over 350,000 women served in the U.S. Airforce. Rosie the Riveter was the greatest campaign twords women.
  • Lend-Lease Act

    Lend-Lease Act
    1941 Britain wasgoing to collapse. When the U.S made the lend-lease act the U.S Leased ammunition and other supplies that Britain needed. Britain finally paid the U.S back in 2006.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The Japanese attack killed almost 2,400 American servicemen. Japan destroyed nearly 200 aircrafts, wounded 3,400 people and killed 2,388 people. After the attack the Navy was spending all of its time fixing and mending all the ships that were attacked.
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    United States in WWII

  • Japanese Americans

    Japanese Americans
    Detained 120,000 Japanese americans. Forced to go to detention camps sourounded by barbed wire and gun towers.A year after the war was over all living detanies received $20,000 payments for what they lost when they were taken from their land.
  • Manhattan Project

    Manhattan Project
    The United states government authorized nuclear testing and development. The research labs were in three locations Richland, Washington; Los Almos, New Mexico; and Oak Ridge, Tennessee. In August 1945 President Truman authorized two atomic bombs to be dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan.
  • G.I. Bill

    G.I. Bill
    In 1944 the lives of millions of servicemen and women was disturbed. G.I. Bill known as the Servicemen's Readjustment Act. 1956 7.8 million veterans participated in an education program.