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WWII PTO

  1. 1. WWII Pacific Theater of Operations PTO Timeline
  2. 2. Background and info on the PTO
  3. 3. Links <ul><li>Maps of WWII </li></ul><ul><li>Chronology of WWII </li></ul>
  4. 4. Pete Ellis: “Father of Amphibious warfare”
  5. 5. Guilio Douhet & Billy Mitchell: Aviation warfare pioneers.
  6. 6. Emperor Hirohito
  7. 7. Tojo
  8. 8. The Fighting Tigers Story of the fighting tigers
  9. 9. Louisiana’s Claire Chennault
  10. 10. Pearl Harbor
  11. 12. Pearl Harbor <ul><li>6:00 AM launch first wave </li></ul><ul><li>7:55 AM commence the attack </li></ul><ul><li>8 battleships destroyed </li></ul><ul><li>3 cruisers destroyed </li></ul><ul><li>3 destroyers destroyed </li></ul>
  12. 14. Dorie Miller
  13. 16. Douglass MacArthur
  14. 17. Holland “Howlin’ Mad” Smith
  15. 18. Admiral “Bull” Halsey
  16. 19. Admiral Chester Nimitz
  17. 20. Jimmy Doolittle
  18. 21. Admiral Yamamoto
  19. 22. Bataan Death March
  20. 23. Midway Atoll
  21. 24. Navy Hellcat
  22. 25. M1 Carbine &quot;The greatest battle implement ever devised.&quot;
  23. 26. Major Battles <ul><li>1.Guadalcanal </li></ul><ul><li>2.New Georgia </li></ul><ul><li>3.Bougainville </li></ul><ul><li>4.Tarawa </li></ul><ul><li>5.Cape Gloucester </li></ul><ul><li>6. New Britain </li></ul><ul><li>7. Kwajalenin </li></ul><ul><li>8. Roi-Namur </li></ul><ul><li>9. Enewetok Atoll </li></ul><ul><li>10. Saipan </li></ul><ul><li>11. Tinian </li></ul><ul><li>12. Guam </li></ul><ul><li>13. Pelelui </li></ul><ul><li>14. Iwo Jima </li></ul><ul><li>15. Okinawa </li></ul>
  24. 27. 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.
  25. 28. Opposed amphibious landing
  26. 29. Tarawa
  27. 30. Landing at Tarawa
  28. 31. Battle of Coral Sea
  29. 32. US aircraft carriers
  30. 33. Japanese aircraft carrier
  31. 34. Great Marianas Turkey Shoot <ul><li>June 19, 1944 - The &quot;Marianas Turkey Shoot&quot; occurs as U.S. Carrier-based fighters shoot down 220 Japanese planes, while only 20 American planes are lost. </li></ul>
  32. 35. Battle of Leyte Gulf <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  33. 36. Japanese-Americans interred in camps Which is a Nazi concentration camp, and which is a Japanese-American internment camp?
  34. 37. 100th Infantry Battalion
  35. 38. Iwo Jima
  36. 39. Iwo Jima
  37. 40. Iwo Jima
  38. 41. Japanese balloon bomb US mainland Japanese balloon bomb campaign
  39. 42. Anti-Japanese propaganda
  40. 43. 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.”
  41. 44. Firebombing of Tokyo
  42. 45. Tokyo after the firebombing
  43. 46. Tokyo: charred bodies
  44. 47. Kamikaze pilots
  45. 48. Kamikaze pilot
  46. 49. Anti-aircraft fire
  47. 50. Invasion of Okinawa Okninawa
  48. 51. Hiroshima
  49. 52. Hiroshima
  50. 53. Japan Surrenders
  51. 54. VJ Day
  52. 55. Matching <ul><li>Fighting Tigers </li></ul><ul><li>Admiral Yamamoto </li></ul><ul><li>Dorie Miller </li></ul><ul><li>Battle of Midway </li></ul><ul><li>Okinawa </li></ul><ul><li>Hiroshima </li></ul><ul><li>Admiral Nimitz </li></ul><ul><li>Bataan </li></ul><ul><li>Turning point of the war </li></ul><ul><li>Cook who shot down 6 zeros </li></ul><ul><li>Mastermind of raid on Pearl Harbor </li></ul><ul><li>Last major invasion of WWII PTO </li></ul><ul><li>In charge of central Pacific PTO </li></ul><ul><li>Brutal treatment of US POWs occurred here. </li></ul><ul><li>First city to receive A-bomb </li></ul><ul><li>US volunteers assisting Chinese in fighting the Japanese </li></ul>
  53. 56. Matching answers <ul><li>Fighting Tigers </li></ul><ul><li>Admiral Yamamoto </li></ul><ul><li>Dorie Miller </li></ul><ul><li>Battle of Midway </li></ul><ul><li>Okinawa </li></ul><ul><li>Hiroshima </li></ul><ul><li>Admiral Nimitz </li></ul><ul><li>Bataan </li></ul><ul><li>Turning point of the war </li></ul><ul><li>Cook who shot down 6 zeros </li></ul><ul><li>Mastermind of raid on Pearl Harbor </li></ul><ul><li>Last major invasion of WWII PTO </li></ul><ul><li>In charge of central Pacific PTO </li></ul><ul><li>Brutal teatment of US POWs occurred here. </li></ul><ul><li>First city to receive A-bomb </li></ul><ul><li>US volunteers assisting Chinese in fighting the Japanese </li></ul>
  54. 57. Matching II <ul><li>Battle of Coral Sea </li></ul><ul><li>Douglass MacArthur </li></ul><ul><li>Hirohito </li></ul><ul><li>Earl “Pete” Ellis </li></ul><ul><li>Claire Chennault </li></ul><ul><li>Jimmy Doolitte </li></ul><ul><li>Curtis Lemay </li></ul><ul><li>Emperor of Japan </li></ul><ul><li>In charge of fire-bombing of Tokyo </li></ul><ul><li>Father of Amphibious Warfare </li></ul><ul><li>Led the raid on Tokyo </li></ul><ul><li>In charge of southwest PTO </li></ul><ul><li>Leader of fighting tigers </li></ul><ul><li>Largest naval battle of PTO </li></ul>
  55. 58. Matching II answers <ul><li>Battle of Coral Sea </li></ul><ul><li>Douglass MacArthur </li></ul><ul><li>Hirohito </li></ul><ul><li>Earl “Pete” Ellis </li></ul><ul><li>Claire Chennault </li></ul><ul><li>Jimmy Doolitte </li></ul><ul><li>Curtis Lemay </li></ul><ul><li>Emperor of Japan </li></ul><ul><li>In charge of fire-bombing of Tokyo </li></ul><ul><li>Father of Amphibious Warfare </li></ul><ul><li>Led the raid on Tokyo </li></ul><ul><li>In charge of southwest PTO </li></ul><ul><li>Leader of fighting tigers </li></ul><ul><li>Largest naval battle of PTO </li></ul>

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