World War II Ch 26-27
1. General MacArthur
played a prominent role in the Pacific theater[->0] during World War II
2. Battle of Midway.
most important naval battle of the Pacific Campaign of World War II Between 4 and 7 June 1942
The idea was to bypass heavily fortified Japanese[->1] positions and instead concentrate the limited Allied resources on strategically important islands[->2] that were not well defended but capable of supporting the drive to the main islands of Japan[->3]
4. Manhattan Project
research and development project that produced the first atomic bombs[->4] during World War II[->5]
5. Japanese Americans J
apanese who lived along the Pacific coast of the United States to camps called "War Relocation Camps," in the wake of Imperial Japan[->6]'s attack on Pearl Harbor[->7]
In WWII, there was a rationing of just about everything. We had ration cards for each member of the family. Each was alloted so much sugar, gasoline, shoes
June 6, 1944 — the day of theNormandy landings[->8] — initiating the Western Allied effort to liberate mainland Europe[->9] from Nazi[->10] occupation during World War II[->11]
8. Coral Sea, Midway, and Guadalcanal
Midway was the first US naval victory over the Japanese, it proved to both sides the Americans could beat the Japanese in a naval battle. Guadalcanal was the first significant US victory on land against the Japanese - it proved to both sides the Americans could beat the Japanese on land.
9. Japanese kamikazes
suicide attacks[->12] by military aviators[->13] from the Empire of Japan[->14] against Allied[->15] naval vessels in the closing stages of the Pacific campaign[->16] of World War II[->17]
10. “I shall return,”
During WWII, General Douglas MacArthur made the statement, 'I came out of Bataan and I shall return'
11. strategy in the Pacific
12. Hiroshima and...