Pacific area   the imperial powers 1939   map

WWII- Pacific

  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japan unprovoked attack of US
  • US declares war on Japan

    US declares war on Japan
    FDR makes speech to congress "...a date that will live in infamy"
  • Doolittle Raid

    Doolittle Raid
    American bombs fall on Japan for the first time
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    Turning point in war with Japan
  • Iwo Jima

    Iwo Jima
    Island captured by US Marines raise flag
  • Atomic Bomb Dropped

    Atomic Bomb Dropped
    Over 120,000 die at Hiroshima
  • V-J day

    V-J day
    WWII ends in Japan