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  1. 1. By: John Shailor EDU 290 Student Jason Ostrander
  2. 2. Pearl Harbor
  3. 3. United States Enters World War Two <ul><li>Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, U.S enters the War. </li></ul><ul><li>Three years later, U.S attacked German occupied France, on June 6th, 1944. </li></ul>
  4. 4. D-Day <ul><li>There were five beaches that were attacked by the Allies (U.S, Canada, and Britain).
  5. 5. The five beaches were labeled: Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword </li></ul>
  6. 6. D-Day Continued <ul><li>D-Day was the first battle in Europe for the United States; it was the largest sea-to-land invasion for its time.
  7. 7. D-Day ended with a victory for the Allies, and began the assault on Berlin. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Other Major U.S. Battles <ul><li>Operation Market Garden </li></ul><ul><li>Battle of the Bulge </li></ul>
  9. 9. Operation: Market Garden <ul><li>When: September 17-25, 1944.
  10. 10. Where: The Netherlands, along the Rhine River system.
  11. 11. Who: U.S. British, Canadians, and German forces were involved. </li></ul><ul><li>What Happened: Largest airborne invasion of all time.
  12. 12. At first it was successful for the Allies, then the German's pushed back, and the Rhine River system was to be captured at a later time. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Battle of the Bulge <ul><li>When: December 16, 1944 – January 25, 1945
  14. 14. Where: Ardennes Mountain Range
  15. 15. Who: U.S. Britain, France, and Canada, and Germany.
  16. 16. To end the slide show, Click: </li></ul><ul><li>At first the U.S. Forces were stretched thin, and vastly outnumbered. It was a battle of attrition, and eventually the U.S. Won.
  17. 17. This was the last great defensive stand for the Germans, and it ended with a defeat.
  18. 18. To return to the Pacific, continue the Slide Show </li></ul>
  19. 19. United States in the Pacific <ul><li>Deployed an “Island Hopping” Campaign, which meant taking over one Japanese controlled island at a time, working our way towards mainland Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>Fierce, bloody combat. The Japanese were extremely proud of their nation, and would rather die for it than be captured.
  20. 20. This made each island a brutal, gory scene. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Early Battles in the Pacific <ul><li>Battle of Wake Island </li></ul><ul><li>Battle of Coral Sea </li></ul>
  22. 22. Wake Island <ul><li>When: December 7-23, 1944
  23. 23. Where: Wake Island, Pacific Ocean.
  24. 24. Who: Japanese, U.S </li></ul><ul><li>What happened: U.S. Attempted to gain a foothold in the Pacific Ocean, which ended in defeat.
  25. 25. The Japanese would remain controller of the Island until the end of the war. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Battle of Coral Sea <ul><li>When: May 4-8, 1942.
  27. 27. Who: Imperial Japanese Fleet, U.S. Naval Fleet.
  28. 28. What happened: The U.S. Ambushed the Japanese Fleet, inflicting heavy damages. </li></ul><ul><li>It was a tactical victory for Japan, but a strategic victory for the U.S. It left the Japanese fleet in shambles, and it would not see another battle in the War, it was that destroyed. </li></ul>
  29. 29. Major Island Battles <ul><li>Iwo Jima </li></ul><ul><li>Okinawa </li></ul>
  30. 30. Iwo Jima <ul><li>When: February 19-March 26, 1945.
  31. 31. Where: Iwo Jima, a “home island” for the Japanese.
  32. 32. Who: Japanese and U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely bloody battle, over 6,000 U.S. Dead with another 19,000 wounded. The Japanese suffered 17,000-18,000 casualties.
  33. 33. Ended with the U.S. Taking the Island </li></ul>
  34. 34. Okinawa <ul><li>When: It was one of the longest battles in the war, it lasted eighty-two days. (April – Mid June, 1945)
  35. 35. Largest amphibious assault in the Pacific. </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely bloody, roughly 18,000 dead Americans, and over 110,000 Japanese soldiers perished for Okinawa.
  36. 36. Okinawa was roughly 340 miles away from Japan, which made Okinawa extremely strategic. </li></ul>
  37. 37. End of the War <ul><li>August 6th, 1945. “Little Boy” was dropped on Hiroshima, a neutral city of Japan.
  38. 38. “Little Boy” Was an atomic bomb, that killed roughly 70,000 people. Leaving 80% of the city in ruins, and thousands more injured. </li></ul><ul><li>August 9th, 1945. “Fat Man” was dropped on Nagasaki, another neutral city of Japan.
  39. 39. “Fat Man” was also an atomic weapon, it killed roughly 40,000 civilians, after this bomb, Japan officially surrendered.
  40. 40. To lean about Europe, Click </li></ul>
  41. 41. Credits Thanks to: Jason Ostrander EDU 290