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WWI Pacific Theater of Operations

WWI Pacific Theater of Operations

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  • WWII Pacific Theater of Operations PTO Timeline
  • Background and info on the PTO
  • Links
    • Maps of WWII
    • Chronology of WWII
  • Pete Ellis: “Father of Amphibious warfare”
  • Guilio Douhet & Billy Mitchell: Aviation warfare pioneers.
  • Emperor Hirohito
  • Tojo
  • The Fighting Tigers Story of the fighting tigers
  • Louisiana’s Claire Chennault
  • Pearl Harbor
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  • Pearl Harbor
    • 6:00 AM launch first wave
    • 7:55 AM commence the attack
    • 8 battleships destroyed
    • 3 cruisers destroyed
    • 3 destroyers destroyed
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  • Dorie Miller
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  • Douglass MacArthur
  • Holland “Howlin’ Mad” Smith
  • Admiral “Bull” Halsey
  • Admiral Chester Nimitz
  • Jimmy Doolittle
  • Admiral Yamamoto
  • Bataan Death March
  • Midway Atoll
  • Navy Hellcat
  • M1 Carbine "The greatest battle implement ever devised."
  • Major Battles
    • 1.Guadalcanal
    • 2.New Georgia
    • 3.Bougainville
    • 4.Tarawa
    • 5.Cape Gloucester
    • 6. New Britain
    • 7. Kwajalenin
    • 8. Roi-Namur
    • 9. Enewetok Atoll
    • 10. Saipan
    • 11. Tinian
    • 12. Guam
    • 13. Pelelui
    • 14. Iwo Jima
    • 15. Okinawa
  • The Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel (LCVP) or Higgins boat was a landing craft used extensively in World War II. The craft was designed by Andrew Higgins of Louisiana, based on boats made for operating in swamps and marshes.
  • Opposed amphibious landing
  • Tarawa
  • Landing at Tarawa
  • Battle of Coral Sea
  • US aircraft carriers
  • Japanese aircraft carrier
  • Great Marianas Turkey Shoot
    • June 19, 1944 - The "Marianas Turkey Shoot" occurs as U.S. Carrier-based fighters shoot down 220 Japanese planes, while only 20 American planes are lost.
  • Battle of Leyte Gulf
    • One of the great naval battles of WWII ensued from the American landings on Leyte as the opponents sought to reinforce units already on Leyte. The US victory at sea ensured that American armed forces would overwhelm the Japanese army on Leyte. Japan assembled most of its remaining naval assets for the battle and aimed to destroy the US transports bringing military reinforcements to Leyte.
  • Japanese-Americans interred in camps Which is a Nazi concentration camp, and which is a Japanese-American internment camp?
  • 100th Infantry Battalion
  • Iwo Jima
  • Iwo Jima
  • Iwo Jima
  • Japanese balloon bomb US mainland Japanese balloon bomb campaign
  • Anti-Japanese propaganda
  • Gen. Curtis Lemay “ Killing Japanese didn't bother me very much at that time... I suppose if I had lost the war, I would have been tried as a war criminal.”
  • Firebombing of Tokyo
  • Tokyo after the firebombing
  • Tokyo: charred bodies
  • Kamikaze pilots
  • Kamikaze pilot
  • Anti-aircraft fire
  • Invasion of Okinawa Okninawa
  • Hiroshima
  • Hiroshima
  • Japan Surrenders
  • VJ Day
  • Matching
    • Fighting Tigers
    • Admiral Yamamoto
    • Dorie Miller
    • Battle of Midway
    • Okinawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Admiral Nimitz
    • Bataan
    • Turning point of the war
    • Cook who shot down 6 zeros
    • Mastermind of raid on Pearl Harbor
    • Last major invasion of WWII PTO
    • In charge of central Pacific PTO
    • Brutal treatment of US POWs occurred here.
    • First city to receive A-bomb
    • US volunteers assisting Chinese in fighting the Japanese
  • Matching answers
    • Fighting Tigers
    • Admiral Yamamoto
    • Dorie Miller
    • Battle of Midway
    • Okinawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Admiral Nimitz
    • Bataan
    • Turning point of the war
    • Cook who shot down 6 zeros
    • Mastermind of raid on Pearl Harbor
    • Last major invasion of WWII PTO
    • In charge of central Pacific PTO
    • Brutal teatment of US POWs occurred here.
    • First city to receive A-bomb
    • US volunteers assisting Chinese in fighting the Japanese
  • Matching II
    • Battle of Coral Sea
    • Douglass MacArthur
    • Hirohito
    • Earl “Pete” Ellis
    • Claire Chennault
    • Jimmy Doolitte
    • Curtis Lemay
    • Emperor of Japan
    • In charge of fire-bombing of Tokyo
    • Father of Amphibious Warfare
    • Led the raid on Tokyo
    • In charge of southwest PTO
    • Leader of fighting tigers
    • Largest naval battle of PTO
  • Matching II answers
    • Battle of Coral Sea
    • Douglass MacArthur
    • Hirohito
    • Earl “Pete” Ellis
    • Claire Chennault
    • Jimmy Doolitte
    • Curtis Lemay
    • Emperor of Japan
    • In charge of fire-bombing of Tokyo
    • Father of Amphibious Warfare
    • Led the raid on Tokyo
    • In charge of southwest PTO
    • Leader of fighting tigers
    • Largest naval battle of PTO