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Outline of Events in WWII I.December, 1941 a. Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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  • Outline of Events in WWII I.December, 1941 a. Japanese attack Pearl Harbor
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  • I.December, 1941 b. Japan invades Philippines, Guam, Burma, Hong Kong, and Borneo
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  • II. January, 1942 a. Germany-Japan-Italy military agreement signed in Berlin b. Japanese invade Dutch East Indies and Solomon Islands
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  • III. February, 1942 a. Japanese invade Singapore, Marshall Islands
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  • III. February, 1942 b. Japan attacks U.S. mainland in California c. Japan attacks Australia
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  • IV. 1942 - continued a. April Doolittle Raid - Bataan Death March Philippines
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  • Bataan Death March
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  • IV. 1942 - continued b. May Battle of Coral Sea c. June Japan invades Aleutian Islands.
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  • IV. 1942 - continued d. Battle of Midway won turning point
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  • IV. 1942 - continued e. August U.S. Marines land in Guadalcanal f. December Japanese withdrawal from Guadalcanal
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  • Guadalcanal
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  • Sea Battles
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  • V. 1943 a. March U.S. victory at Battle of Bismarck Sea b. June U.S. begin Submarine attacks on Japanese shipping
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  • V. 1943 - continued c. Oct. - Japanese execute American POWs on Wake Island d. Nov. U.S. troops invade Gilbert Islands
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  • Land Battles on Pacific Islands
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  • VI. 1944 a. Jan. U.S. troops invade Marshall Islands b. June - The "Marianas Turkey Shoot 220 / 20
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  • VI. 1944 c. July Guam invasion
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  • VI. 1944 d. Oct. first Kamikaze's used against U.S. warships
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  • Kamikaze attacks 2,250 in all
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  • VII. 1945 a. Feb. -U.S. invades Iwo Jima
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  • VII. 1945 b. May Japan withdrawals from China
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  • VII. 1945 c. July Philippines recaptured "I have returned" General MacArthur returns to the Philippines with Philippine President Sergio Osmena to his right,
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  • VII. 1945 d. Aug.-Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima & Nagasaki
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  • Nuclear Bomb tested in New Mexico July 16, 1945
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  • HIROSHIMA Aug. 7, 1945
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  • NAGASAKI Aug. 11, 1945
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  • Gen. MacAurthur signs Peace Treaty VII. 1945 e. Aug.14 Japan surrenders
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