United States in the Pacific time

  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    On this day Japan bombed pearl harbor. It was the worst trgedies of World War II. Japanese destroyed the U.S. battleships Arizona and Oklahoma.
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    United States war with Japan

  • War declared

    War declared
    War was declared on Japan. That day Franklin Roosevelt gave one of his most famous speeches on the tragedy..
  • Battle of Coral Sea

    Battle of Coral Sea
    This was the first of the Pacific War's six fights. Japanese amphibious operation. Intended to capture Port Moresby.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    Was fought over and near the tiny U.S. mid Pacific base. Japanese planned to attack the U.S. base without them knowing. But The U.S. found out and ambushed them.
  • Battle of Gualdalcanal

    Battle of Gualdalcanal
    The battle between U.S. and Japan lasted for months. Guadacanal was expensive for both sides. Both sides had heavy losses.
  • Battle of Tarawa

    Battle of Tarawa
    Japan Held the island Betio in the Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbert Islands. The 18,000 United States soilders were expected to easily capture the island but problems cam up. After 76 hours the U.S. soilders finally captured the island.
  • Battle of Leyte Gulf

    Battle of Leyte Gulf
    The battle was the largest air-naval battle in World War II. It as fought near the Phillipine Island of Leyte. The battle of Leyte involved three major naval battles
  • Battle of of Iwo Jima

    Battle of of Iwo Jima
    wo Jima means Sulfur Island. Iwo Jima was defended by roughly 23,000 Japanese soldiers. It was attacked by three marines.
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    Lasted for 80 days. Over 100,000 Japanese casualties and 50,000 American caualties. And the largest ampibious landing in the pacific theater.
  • Atomic Bomb was dropped.

    Atomic Bomb was dropped.
    The bombcould rose over 60,00 feet in the air. The omb was never teasted. And The bomb took over 2 billion dollars worth of research to create.