Ww ii (11) day 3

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Ww ii (11) day 3

  1. 1. World War II Day 3
  2. 2. 120,000 people 2/3 were citizens Arizona, California, Utah, Idaho, Colorado,Wyoming April 1942 – May 1946
  3. 5. U.S. Notables <ul><li>- NISEI = 2 nd generation >> ISSEI = 1 st generation </li></ul><ul><li>- Broke through German </li></ul><ul><li>wall at Bruyeres to </li></ul><ul><li>rescue “Lost Battalion” </li></ul><ul><li>- “Saving Private Ryan”… </li></ul><ul><li>- Fought in N. Africa </li></ul><ul><li>and Europe </li></ul><ul><li>- Most highly decorated </li></ul><ul><li>unit in U.S. history </li></ul>Japanese Americans 100 th bat./442 nd reg.
  4. 6. U.S. Notables <ul><li>- 500 men (400 were Marines) </li></ul><ul><li>- Worked in Pacific Front </li></ul><ul><li>- Extremely complex </li></ul><ul><li>language </li></ul><ul><li>- unwritten </li></ul><ul><li>- Code never cracked </li></ul>Navajo Native Americans Codetalkers
  5. 7. U.S. Notables <ul><li>- Faced discrimination despite high test scores </li></ul><ul><li>- Requested for missions after E. Roosevelt took flight test with them </li></ul><ul><li>- 1578 missions </li></ul><ul><li>- 1000+ honors </li></ul><ul><li>- Never lost a bomber </li></ul><ul><li>under their </li></ul><ul><li>protection </li></ul>Tuskegee Airmen 1 st Black combat pilots 99 th battalion of 332 nd regiment
  6. 9. <ul><li>U.S. helped Allied Powers defeat Mussolini </li></ul><ul><li>in Northern Africa </li></ul><ul><li>( Operation Torch ), </li></ul><ul><li>then focused attention on defeated Hitler </li></ul><ul><li>THE EUROPEAN FRONT </li></ul>
  7. 10. Nov 11, 1942

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