United States war in the Pacific

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  • Jews seek Refuge

    Jews seek Refuge
    After Adolf Hitler's National Socialist (nazi) pary rose to power in Germany in 1933, jew were increasingly subject to legal repression, deprivation of property violene and other measures disigned to force large-scale emigration. Fearing a huge influx of refugees, many European countries limited ther immigration quotas. Spured by the appeakls of relief orginizations after the volence of KRISTALLNACHT (Night of broken glass) .
  • Battle of britian

     Battle of britian
    By late summer 1940,Germany seemed to have the British royal air force on the ropes in the battle of Britian, Germany leader adolf Hitler launched an aerial assualt that he hoped would inflict a crushing blow to British moral and force the country to surrender.
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    Inside The American war of the Pacific

  • Lend lease Act

    Lend lease Act
    Iwhen U.s. president Franklin d. Roosevelt committed his goverment to aiding the enemies of fascism in mid-1940 he had to do so under the exsiting legislation, which limited such sales to payments in cash (usually in gold). After British Prime Minister winston Churchill warned Roosevelt of his country's dwindling resources. The lend lease passed in March 1941, maintained a cover of U.S. neutrality by claming that loans were made in the intrest of national defense: goods were returned.
  • Kamakaze

    In the months following Pearl Harbors attack, japan quickly gained supermacy in the air with its 'Zero" fighter planes. After the United Stated used it knowledge of the zero to construct better planes, taking away japan's aerial advantage by 1943, the japanese changed tactics, forming a squad of kamikaze pilots who flew plans loaded with explosives directly into enemy vessels.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    On December 8, 1941 at 7:49 am. The Japenese attacked Pearl Harbor, which claimed the lives of nearly 2,400 american serviceman, is remembered as one of the worst tragides of World War ll. by mid 1942 two battle ships and a dock had returned.
  • Japans expansion

    Japans expansion
    Begining of the 1930's japan launched a series of assualts and invasions that would drastically increase it sphere of influence throughout Manchuria, China and french Indochina. By the end of 1941 , these aggressive policies led to a decleration of war by the United States, expanding world war II into the pacific. Japans initial advance was swift and unchecked as they captured on pacfic island after another.
  • D-day

    Dubbed "operation overlord". The allied invasion of western Europe that began on D-Day june 6,1944 was the largest amphibious assault in history. More than 150,000 troops and 5,000 transportating vehicled landing alon a 50 mile stretch. On d'day'm thousands of higgins boats allowed the allies to maqke a largely succesful landing on the beaches od Normandy, sustaning far fewer losses than anticipated.
  • lyete Gulf

    lyete Gulf
    Japan prepared for the battle of Lyete Gulf by asseembling the largest fleet its navy would ever put together, including more than 60 battleships, carriers, crusiers and destroyers, and hundreds more support vessels. Code named sho go or "Operation victory it was disigned to strike during the opening phases of the expected U.S. invasion of the phillippines.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    In february 1945, the leaders of the three leading allied powers_ the United States, Great Britian and the soviet Union met In Yalta, on the Black Sea in the southern Ukraine. Among the issues on the agenda were the future occupation of defeated Germany. The fate of Poland and other countries liberated from the Nazi Rules and the continued war in the Pacific.
  • Iwo Jima

    Iwo Jima
    On february 19,1945 30,000 Marines begin their assualt on Iwo Jima, a small island in southern japan some 600 miles south of Tokyo. The battle of Iwo Jima would produce one of the highest casualty rates of world war II. The japanese Defend their home land.
  • The Atomic Bomb

    The Atomic Bomb
    In early august 1945, U.S. forces dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing more that 100,000 people and exposing tens of thousands more to deadly radiation. On August 15, Emperor Hirohito announced japan's surrender, citing the devistatinf power of "a new and most cruel bomb." Hiroshima soon became a center fore pacifism and anti-nuclear in japan.