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World War 2 in the pacific

also known as the war in the eastern front

Salman Cassimally

on 6 October 2012

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Transcript of World War 2 in the pacific

WW2 in the eastern front also known as the Pacific War Before the
pacific war Countries involved Pearl Harbor U.S Vs Japan Japanese expansion in East Asia began in 1931 with the invasion of Manchuria then continued in 1937 with an attack on China. On September 27, 1940, Japan signed the Tripartite Pact with Germany and Italy, thus entering the military alliance known as the "Axis." Allies SA (Philippines)

UK ( Malaysia and India)


Netherlands (Dutch East Indies)

New Zealand

Soviet Union(USSR) Against Axis Thailand Empire of Japan (Manchukuo, Wang Jingwei Regime, Second Philippine Republic, India) The war in the Pacific began on December 7, 1941 when
Japan launched a surprise attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. U.S was now ready for their final assault which was Japan Overview Seeking to end Japanese aggression and force a withdrawal of Japanese forces from Manchuria and China, the United States imposed economic sanctions on Japan. Faced with severe shortages of oil and other natural resources. Japan decided to attack the United States and British forces in Asia and seize the resources of Southeast Asia. After the Pearl Harbor attack, Japan decided to expand the Southeast Asia–Pacific region.
At a certain point, all the countries that are in the red contour were controlled or allied with Japan We need to take revenge on Japan This is when US started to get prepare to fight Japan A battle from June 3–6, 1942, in which U.S. naval forces severely disabled the Japanese fleet at Midway Island in the Pacific. Battle of Midway sea U.S Japan By the late spring of 1945, most of Japan’s conquests had been liberated, and Allied forces were closing in on the Japanese home islands Japan was starting to
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The battle of midway
The battle of coral sea In early August 1945, the United States dropped two
atomic bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Stunned by the unexpected devastation, Japan surrendered a few days later* Stunned by the unexpected devastation, Japan surrendered a few days later. JAPAN By Salman Cassimally and White flag 3B Thank you for ur attention we hope u enjoyed our prezi!!! To sum up The war in the pacific began in 1941when the Japanese launched a surprise on pearl habour. After some time the japanese controlled nearly all of the eastern front but when the U.S entered they defeated the Japanese in the battle of Midway and Coral sea. At the end the Japanese where wiped out when the atomic bomb landed on the Japan. After several days the Japanese surrendered. A battle from May 4–8, 1942, in which U.S. naval forces successfully protected the Allied base at Port Moresby, New Guinea, the last Allied outpost standing between the Japanese onslaught and Australia. Battle of Coral Sea Emily Law Ming This battle, which caused heavy losses on both sides,was the first naval battle in history fought exclusively in the air, by carrier-based planes. This battle forced Japan into defensive mode
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