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  1. 1. JAPAN’SINVOLVEMENT INWWIIBy McKenna Chase, Grace Agustus, and Dakota KudraWednesday, April 17, 13
  2. 2. BATTLE OF OKINAWA/IWOJIMA/GUADALCANALThe Allies used a tactic calledIsland hopping to win all of theseislands.They were valuable because of thelanding stripsJapan fought with the US for theIsland, and the US wonOkinawaJapanWednesday, April 17, 13
  3. 3. MIDWAYThe US was using Midwayto attack Japan, so Japandecided to try and attackMidway to stop thebombingsThe war was close, but theUS won in the end.Japan’s defense wascrippled for the rest of thewar, and the US keptgrowingWednesday, April 17, 13
  4. 4. HIDEKI TOJOHe lead Japan into WWIIHe was the Prime Minister of JapanHe was in charge during thebombing of Pearl HarborHe was also in charge during theatomic bombing of HiroshimaWednesday, April 17, 13
  5. 5. EMPEROR HIROHITOHe was looked to as God by hispeopleHe had the final say in things, butthe Prime Minister took care ofmost thingsWhen Hideki Tojo wanted to keepbombing the US, but EmperorHirohito told him no.Wednesday, April 17, 13
  6. 6. ATOMIC BOMBThe war between Japan and US was gettingintense after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. Asrevenge, more than 13,000 tons of bombs hadbeen dropped by the US army to destroy Nagasaki.Nagasaki had to experience the powerful atomicbombs called Fat man and little boy.After the U.S. used their atomic bomb, othercountries thought it was a good defense and soRussia, Israel, China, Britain, North Korea, Franceand also Pakistan invested in the atomic nuclearbombs.Wednesday, April 17, 13
  7. 7. PEARL HARBOROn Sunday December 7th 1941, thefirst of the two waves of Japaneseaircrafts launched an attack on theU.S. Pacific navy in Pearl HarborHawaii.Pearl Harbor was the only naval dockthat the U.S. had at the time.The attack lasted 110 minutes, from7:55 a.m. until 9:45 a.m.Wednesday, April 17, 13
  8. 8. CONTINUED...Japanese main target was aircraft, becausethe U.S. aircraft carriers were out at sea, theJapanese focussed on the battleships.The day of the attack on Pearl Harbor, thepresident Franklin D. Roosevelt declaredthat on December 7th, 1941 would be “Adate that will live infamy.The U.S. declared war on Japan onDecember 8th, 1941, following the attack onPearl HarborWednesday, April 17, 13
  9. 9. THE RAPE OF NANKINGThe Japanese Imperial Army hadinvaded Nanking, China’s capital city.There were 300,000 murders, out of600,000 civilians and soldiers. Theywanted to end the threat of the 90,000Chinese soldiers who surrendered.Wednesday, April 17, 13
  10. 10. MANCHUKUOManchukuo was made into a base for the Japanese. The SovietUnion had declared war on the Japanese on August 8, 1945with 200,000 men who fought in the invasion of Manchukuooutside of Manchuria and Mongolia.Emperor Kangde of China was capturedby the Soviets and was imprisoned alongwith the other Manchukuo officals andwere labed as war criminals.Wednesday, April 17, 13
  11. 11. PHILIPPINES/THEBATAAN DEATH MARCHOn April 3, 1942 the Japanese did their final assault on Bataanand the battle ended on April 9, 1942.There were 75,000 Filipinos andAmericans that were in captivityfor three months.They formed into groups of 100 andmarched all the way to Camp O’Donnel that was sixty-five milesaway. 20,000 died before they madeit to the camp.Wednesday, April 17, 13