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WWII Pacific Battles

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  • 1. WWIIBattle of The PacificIwo Jima
  • 2. Pearl Harbor MidwayCoral Sea GuadalcanalLeyte Gulf Iwo Jima Hiroshima & Nagasaki Invasion? A-Bomb?
  • 3. Pacific BattlesWar in the Pacificis like a game of basketball…
  • 4. BasketballTeamGame timeB-Ball CourtScoring SystemPlay of the GameControl of leadPredictions / Bets
  • 5. Basketball WarTeamGame timeB-Ball CourtScoring SystemPlay of the GameControl of leadPredictions / Bets
  • 6. Basketball WarTeam Japan vs USAGame timeB-Ball CourtScoring SystemPlay of the GameControl of leadPredictions / Bets
  • 7. Basketball WarTeam Japan vs USAGame time December 7th, 1941 (7:55am)B-Ball CourtScoring SystemPlay of the GameControl of leadPredictions / Bets
  • 8. Basketball WarTeam Japan vs USAGame time December 7th, 1941 (7:55am)B-Ball Court Pacific OceanScoring SystemPlay of the GameControl of leadPredictions / Bets
  • 9. Basketball WarTeam Japan vs USAGame time December 7th, 1941 (7:55am)B-Ball Court Pacific OceanScoring System Points for bombingPlay of the GameControl of leadPredictions / Bets
  • 10. Basketball WarTeam Japan vs USAGame time December 7th, 1941 (7:55am)B-Ball Court Pacific OceanScoring System Points for bombingPlay of the Game Key Battle or Turning PointControl of leadPredictions / Bets
  • 11. Basketball WarTeam Japan vs USAGame time December 7th, 1941 (7:55am)B-Ball Court Pacific OceanScoring System Points for bombingPlay of the Game Key Battle or Turning PointControl of lead US in commandPredictions / Bets
  • 12. Basketball WarTeam Japan vs USAGame time December 7th, 1941 (7:55am)B-Ball Court Pacific OceanScoring System Points for bombingPlay of the Game Key Battle or Turning PointControl of lead US in commandPredictions / Bets Admiral Yamamoto: “Japan will have an early lead because of our surprise start. After, we’ll lose the war.” Back
  • 13. Back
  • 14. 1.) Pearl Harbor When? Back
  • 15. 1.) Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941 Back
  • 16. 1.) Pearl Harbor What?
  • 17. 1.) Pearl Harbor What?Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor
  • 18. 1.) Pearl HarborOffense : Japan Defense: USA
  • 19. 1.) Pearl HarborExtra Information: Over 2,500 US troops killed
  • 20. 1.) Pearl HarborExtra Information:Much of US Pacific Fleet destroyed Back
  • 21. OAHU, HAWAII Back
  • 22. Battleship Arizona
  • 23. 2.) Midway When? Back
  • 24. 2.) Midway June 1942 Back
  • 25. 2.) Midway What?
  • 26. 2.) Midway What?Strategic location for both US and Japan
  • 27. 2.) MidwayOffense: JapanDefense: USA
  • 28. 2.) MidwayExtra Information:Major turning point for the war
  • 29. 2.) Midway Extra Information:Admiral Nimitz’ big trick at Midway Back
  • 30. Admiral Nimitz
  • 31. Admiral Yamamoto
  • 32. U.S. planes attackJapanese carrier
  • 33. Japanese carrier sinks into Pacific
  • 34. 2.) Battle of Midway Importance:After Midway victory,US will stay on offensive for the rest of the war Back
  • 35. 3.) Coral Sea When? Back
  • 36. 3.) Coral Sea May 1942 Back
  • 37. 3.) Coral Sea What?
  • 38. 3.) Coral Sea What?Japanese and US fight for control of South Pacific
  • 39. 3.) Coral SeaOffense: USADefense: Japan
  • 40. 3.) Coral Sea Extra Information:First time naval war was fought where opposingships did not fire a single shot.
  • 41. 3.) Coral SeaThe entire Battleof Coral Sea took place in the air.
  • 42. 3.) Coral Sea Extra Information:US hold off Japanese expansion in SouthPacific – claim victory Back
  • 43. 3.) Coral Sea Extra Information:Japanese sink moreallied ships – claim victory Back
  • 44. Back
  • 45. Back
  • 46. 4.) Guadalcanal Back
  • 47. 4.) Guadalcanal When? Back
  • 48. 4.) GuadalcanalAug-Nov 1942
  • 49. 4.) Guadalcanal What?
  • 50. 4.) Guadalcanal What?Important airport forplanes so Japanese can protect their oil interests in the area
  • 51. 4.) Guadalcanal Offense: USADefense: Japan
  • 52. 4.) Guadalcanal Extra Information:US wins after hellish battle, also called “Island of Death” Back
  • 53. 4.) Guadalcanal Back
  • 54. 4.) Guadalcanal Back
  • 55. 4.) Guadalcanal Back
  • 56. Island Hopping “Hit them where they ain’t and make them die by the vine.” Back
  • 57. Island Hoppingpicture Island Hopping
  • 58. Kamikaze Starts
  • 59. Back
  • 60. 5.) Leyte Gulf When? Back
  • 61. 5.) Leyte Gulf Oct. 1944 Back
  • 62. 5.) Leyte Gulf What?
  • 63. 5.) Leyte Gulf What? Navy base that theJapanese took control of earlier in the war
  • 64. 5.) Leyte GulfOffense: USADefense: Japan
  • 65. 5.) Leyte Gulf Extra Information: General MacArthur: “I shall return” whenJapan first took the gulf.
  • 66. 5.) Leyte GulfExtra Information: Japan plans an all out assault that backfires
  • 67. 5.) Leyte GulfExtra Information:Japan loses most of it’s navy Back
  • 68. X-Day Plan Back
  • 69. 5) Leyte Gulf, Philippines Back
  • 70. 6.) Iwo Jima When? Back
  • 71. 6.) Iwo JimaFeb-Mar 1945 Back
  • 72. 6.) Iwo Jima What?
  • 73. 6) Iwo Jima
  • 74. 6.) Iwo Jima What?A) Island controlled by Japanese B) Close enough to attack Japan.
  • 75. 6.) Iwo JimaLots of Deaths
  • 76. 6.) Iwo Jima Lots of DeathsJapanese: 110,000U.S.A.: 13,000
  • 77. 6.) Iwo Jima
  • 78. 6.) Iwo Jima Importance: A) US winsB) Now US can fly from Iwo Jima to bomb Japan 24- hrs a day.
  • 79. 6) Iwo Jima Back
  • 80. Back
  • 81. Back
  • 82. Firebombing of Tokyo March 8th, 1945 Back
  • 83. 100,000 Japanese killed in 1 night Back
  • 84. Dresden – May 1945 Back
  • 85. Back
  • 86. Japan sends Air Balloons into the Jet Stream USAfirebombsJapan 24/7 Back
  • 87. Which has a bigger impact? US Bombers? Japanese Balloons? Back
  • 88. Grave of the Fireflies Back
  • 89. Unconditional Surrender of Japan? Back
  • 90. Unconditional Surrender of Japan?What is the best approach to get Japan to surrender? Back
  • 91. Unconditional Surrender of Japan?Land Invasion? or Atomic Bomb?
  • 92. Land Invasion?
  • 93. Land Invasion?1) Million US soldiers might die?
  • 94. Land Invasion?A)Million US soldiers might die?B) Innocent Japanese won’t die
  • 95. Land Invasion?A) Million US soldiers might die?B) Innocent Japanese won’t dieC) Not using the bomb will keep other countries from using the bomb in the future.
  • 96. Atomic Bomb?
  • 97. Atomic Bomb?A) Quick ending?
  • 98. Atomic Bomb?A) Quick ending?B) Overall, less die Back
  • 99. Atomic Bomb?• Quick ending?• Overall, less die• Japanese won’t quit• Keep USSR out Back
  • 100. Atomic Bomb? Back
  • 101. Hiroshima Map Back
  • 102. Bomb Hiroshima Back
  • 103. Hiroshima
  • 104. Burned Japanese Girl
  • 105. Atomic Bomb When ? Back
  • 106. Atomic Bomb When ? Hiroshima Aug 6, 1945 Back
  • 107. Did the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima end WWII?
  • 108. Did the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima end WWII? NO!
  • 109. Nagasaki Bomb When?
  • 110. Nagasaki Bomb When? Aug 9 , 1945 th Back
  • 111. Japan Surrenders When was it exactly? Back
  • 112. Japan Surrenders August 14, 1945.This date became known as V-J Day. Back
  • 113. Back
  • 114. What conference was C4? What was discussed at this conference? c6 F5 #4 #5 #6 #2 c1 c4 #3 c3c2 #1
  • 115. C4) Name the Conference? a) Whena) Main Pointb) Random Cool Info.
  • 116. C4) Yalta Conference a) Whena) Main Pointb) Random Cool Info.
  • 117. C4) Yalta Conference a) When February 4 – 11th, 1945a) Main Pointb) Random Cool Info.
  • 118. C4) Yalta Conference a) When February 4 – 11th, 1945a) Main Point Ailing FDR, Churchill & Stalin discuss final assault on Germany.b) Random Cool Info.
  • 119. Back C4) Yalta Conference a) When February 4 – 11th, 1945 a) Main Ailing FDR, Churchill & Stalin discuss final assault on Germany. Point Stalin commits to defeat Japan. USSR will start to help 3 months after Nazi Surrender. When is V-E Day again?b) Random May 7 1) June 7 2) July 7 3) August 7 Cool Info. Note: When was the A-Bomb dropped on Hiroshima?
  • 120. 70) Name the Conference? a) Whena) Main Pointb) Random Cool Info.
  • 121. 70) Potsdam Conference a) When July 15 – August 2, 1945 GERMANYa) Main Point b) Random Cool Info.
  • 122. 70) Potsdam Conference a) When July 15 – August 2, 1945 GERMANYa) Main Point a) Discussed postwar issues in Europe & how to end Pacific War. b) FDR died in April. President Truman attends for US c) Churchill loses election to Clement Atlee d) Last Conference b) Random Cool Info.
  • 123. 70) Potsdam Conference a) When July 15 – August 2, 1945 GERMANY a) Main Point a) Discussed postwar issues in Europe & how to end Pacific War. b) FDR died in April. President Truman attends for US c) Churchill loses election to Clement Atlee d) Last Conferenceb) Random Cool Info. a) Cold War starts impact around the world b) WWII alliance break down c) Stalin had a heart attack but still showed up a day late.
  • 124. 70) Potsdam Conference Back a) When July 15 – August 2, 1945 GERMANYa) Main Point a) Discussed postwar issues in Europe & how to end Pacific War. b) FDR died in April. President Truman attends for US c) Churchill loses election to Clement Atlee d) Last Conference b) Random a) Cold War starts impact around the world Cool Info. b) WWII alliance break down c) Stalin had a heart attack but still showed up a day late.
  • 125. Losses During WWII Each symbol indicates 100,000 dead in the appropriate theater of operations
  • 126. Asian Theater
  • 127. European Theater
  • 128. National Death Tolls of WWII • http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/ww2stats.htm Listen to Parenti Lecture to better understand map of WWII losseshttp://www.radio4all.net/index.php?op=program-in