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Baron Griffiths

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Transcript of WWII

WWII (U.S. Involvement)
Pearl Harbor, HI 1941
On December 7th, 1941, pearl harbor was attacked by the Japanese Empire. This is the action that sparked the action of U.S. involvement in WWII. AS a result of this action, approximately 2,402 Americans were killed and 1,247 were wounded. The Japanese empire only suffered 64 causalities and only one captured.
Omaha Beach, Normandy 1944
On June, 6th 1944 Omaha Beach, Normandy, was seized by the allied forces on a colossal assault on the nazis in attempt to capture Normandy. With the Americans led by Dwight D. Eisenhower and Omar Bradley, They were also powered with The United Kingdom, Canada, Free French Forces, Poland, Australia, Belgium, New Zealand, Netherlands, and Greece.
Midway Atoll, 1942
Nagasaki, Japan 1945
On august 9th, 1945, an atomic bomb nicknamed "Fat Man" was dropped on the japanese city of Nagasaki. The bomb was part of "The Manhattan Project" run by The United States. Weighing more than 10,200 pounds, Fat Man devastated the Japanese community, killing an estimated 60,000-80,000 people.
On June 4th 1942, a Naval battle outside of the Atoll, resulted in a loss for the japanese
Navy and the start of a ground battle for
control of the island in "The Battle of Midway".The reasoning for The Battle of Midway is the Japanese wanted to control the pacific because of the small islands, to stash and store major weapons
By: Baron Griffiths
December 7th, 1941
June 4th 1942
June 6th, 1944
August 9th,1945
WWII began
for U.S.
Major U.S.
Massive assault
in Normandy
WWII ended
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