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Liberation, History I

  1. 1. Liberation of the Philippines<br />
  2. 2. Highlights of the Liberation<br />October 1944<br />Americans landed to Leyte, Mindoro, Batangas, and Liganyen Gulf<br />February 1945<br />American troops entered Manila<br />August 1945<br /> Surrender of the Japanese<br />
  3. 3. Battle of the Philippine Sea<br />
  4. 4. Americans comeback to Leyte<br />After the battle of the Philippine Sea, the American concentrates in Saipan.<br />Guam and Rota islands were heavily bombarded and on July 21 American marines landed on Guam which fell on August 10. <br />Americans Tinian Islands fell on August 8, the coast of New Guinea, Wake Island, which fell on May 19, Biak Islands and the Western Carolines. <br />
  5. 5. Americans comeback to Leyte<br /> MacArthur’s forces occupied Morotai Island.<br />Air attacks coincided with the with the Japanese target practice making them unaware of American planes above.<br />Damages were inflicted on Japanese installation in Manila, Cavite, and other troop concentrations.<br />Similar strikes were conducted in the Visayas which showed Japanese weak air resistance in the Visayas. They are now penetrating Leyte.<br />
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  7. 7. The Leyte Landings <br />General MacArthur <br />commander of american forces of the Philippines, known as Central Philippines Attack Force.<br />Gen. MacArthur<br />
  8. 8. The Leyte Landings <br />Central Philippines Attack Force<br />divided into Northern Attack Force and Southern Attack Forces.<br />consists of 650 ships and four army divisions.<br />
  9. 9. The Leyte Landing<br />The American Forces raided Japan through Pescadores, Formosa(Taiwan) and northern Luzon.<br />October 20, 1944<br />- Leyte is greatly pacified opening way for the Americans.<br />The landing of MacArthur in Leyte. <br />
  10. 10. The Mindoro and Lingayen Gulf Landing<br />A preparatory for the reoccupation of Manila<br />December1944<br />- the troop landed on the coast of Mindoro giving threat to the enemy’s shipping lanes in the pacific.<br />The landing of MacArthur in Pangasinan. <br />
  11. 11. The Mindoro and Lingayen Gulf Landing<br />A preparatory for the reoccupation of Manila<br />January9, 1944<br /><ul><li>Americans landed on the gulf of Pangasinan taking the enemy by surprise.
  12. 12. Japanese thought Americans will land on Manila bay. </li></ul>The landing of MacArthur in Pangasinan. <br />
  13. 13. The Liberation of Manila<br />Men found in the streets were forcibly taken to work in Japanese airfields or installations. <br />All modes of transprtation was confiscated and used for Japanese transport.<br />"Jeeps move into the city across a pontoon bridge while local inhabitants depart in the opposite direction."<br />
  14. 14. The Liberation of Manila<br />Quezon institute which was moved to San juan de Dios Hospital was sacked and patients and doctors were massacred.<br />A tank was rushed to UST and freed allied prisoners.<br />
  15. 15. The Liberation of Manila<br />Night of February 3, 1945- UST<br /> - They sang “God Bless America” and “Star Spangled Banner”<br />
  16. 16. End of the War<br />MacArthur who had taken the government as military Administrator turned over the seat to Sergio Osmena.<br />
  17. 17. End of the War<br />July 26, 1945<br />- Japan refused to surrender <br />August 6, 1945<br /><ul><li>USA air forces unleased atomic bombs to Nagasaki and Hiroshima
  18. 18. Russia declared war </li></ul>Hiroshima(left) and Nagasaki(right)<br />
  19. 19. End of the War<br />August 15, 1945<br /><ul><li>Acceptance of Japan to surrender</li></ul>September 2, 1945<br /><ul><li>Japan signed the terms of surrender on board the battleship Missouri at Tokyo Bay.</li></ul>The War is Over!!!<br />

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