War In The Pacific

  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The attack was on the island of Oahu. Commander Minoru Genda was the plan's cheif architect. Japan bombed the US Naval base.
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    War In The Pacific

  • Bataan March

    Japanese Invasion of the Phillipines. General Douglas MacArthur was the American General. Americans won this battle.
  • Battle Of Midway

    Battle Of Midway
    Japanese wanted to take the US out of the Pacific Ocean. Commanders of the US were Chester W. Nimitz, Frank J. Fletcher and Raymond A. Spruance. U.S Navy had a huge defeat against the Japanese Navy.
  • Battle of Guadalcanal

    Battle of Guadalcanal
    There was Japanese base here and the US troops ended up taking over it and about 1,000 Japanese soldiers were taken prisoner.
  • Gilberts Island Campaign

    Gilberts Island Campaign
    Japan's base was there and US needed control. Japan surrended on November 23rd.
  • Battle Of Iwo Jima

    Battle Of Iwo Jima
    Iwo Jima is a small pacific island, it was known for having "great tactical importance". It had two airfields under Japan's control. Americans were lead by Admiral Raymond Spruance. It took America over a month to take over this small island.
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    It was the last chance for the Japanese to win. the US commander was General Simon Bolivar Buckner. Americans had won this battle.