United states war in the pacific

United States War in the Pacific

  • Bombing on Pearl Harbor

    Bombing on Pearl Harbor
    The Japenese attack Pearl Harbor which claimed the lives of 2,400 American Servicemen. The bombing sanked the United States vital fleet which was The USS Arizona, The USS Neveda, The USS West Virginia, The USS Tennesse, and The USS Honolulu.
  • President Roosevelt Delivers Day of Infamy Speech

    President Roosevelt Delivers Day of Infamy Speech
    President Frankilin D. Roosevelt delivers Day of Infamy speech to the nation most who were gathered around radios to here the President's speech. During his speech, President Roosevelt and congress declared war on Japan
  • Germany declares war on the United States

    Germany declares war on the United States
    Adolf Hitler, who was Germany's dictator, declared war on United States which brought American who was once netural into European conflicts.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    108 aircarfts from the Japenese fleets were launched to blast Midway, which was 1,000 miles northwest of Hawaii, was the man focus of the Japaneses Navy. Japanese planes dropped bombs on two inhabited islands at 6:30 a.m.
  • Battle of Eniwetok

    Battle of Eniwetok
    The invasion of Eniwetok followed the American success in the Battle of Kwajale to the southeast. Captuting tthe atoll would provide an airfield and harbor to support attacks on the Mariana Islands to the northwest.
  • D-Day (Inavsion of Normandy)

    D-Day (Inavsion of Normandy)
    Allied troops land on the coastline of France to fight Nazi Germany. The allied forces arrived on the beaches of Normandy, France.
  • The Battle of Iwo Jima

    The Battle of Iwo Jima
    Allied Leaders began developing plans for the invasion of Olinawa in 1944. As they were planning this operation they were faced with brief lill in offensive movements and then they began developing their plan for the inavsion of Iwo Jima that was located in the Volcano Islands. Iwo Jima served as an early warning station for Allied bombing raids and provided a base for Japenese fighters to intercept approaching bombers.
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    When Japan had 'island-hopped" across the Pacific, Allied forces sought to capture an island near Japan to proposed inasion of the Home Island. Allied forces decided to land on Okinawa in the Ryuku Islands.
  • Pacific Theatre

    Pacific Theatre
    The Pacific Ocean theatre was major theatre of the war between the Allies and Japan. Japan decided to island-hopped over to the Pacific to take over for their loss of oil that the United States woulf not give them.
  • Atomic Bombing on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Atomic Bombing on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    The United States used a massive, atomic weapon against Hiroshima, Japan. The atomic bomb was equivalent of 20,000 tons of of TNT, flattened the city, killing tens of thousands of civilians. While Japan was tryinjf to comprehend this devastation three days later, the United States struck again, this time on Nagasaki