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Princeton - Era 6 - WWII Pacific Notes

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  1. World

    Slide 1 - World

    • War II
  2. The

    Slide 2 - The

    • Pacific
    • Theater
  3. Pearl Harbor

    Slide 3 - Pearl Harbor

  4. Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto

    Slide 4 - Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto

  5. Pearl Harbor from the Cockpit of a Japanese Pilot

    Slide 5 - Pearl Harbor from the Cockpit of a Japanese Pilot

  6. Pearl Harbor - Dec. 7, 1941

    Slide 6 - Pearl Harbor - Dec. 7, 1941

    • A date which will live in infamy!
  7. President Roosevelt Signs the US Declaration of War

    Slide 7 - President Roosevelt Signs the US Declaration of War

  8. USS Arizona, Pearl Harbor

    Slide 8 - USS Arizona, Pearl Harbor

  9. Pearl Harbor Memorial

    Slide 9 - Pearl Harbor Memorial

    • 2,887 Americans Dead!
  10. Pacific Theater of Operations

    Slide 10 - Pacific Theater of Operations

  11. “Tokyo Rose”

    Slide 11 - “Tokyo Rose”

  12. Paying for the War

    Slide 12 - Paying for the War

  13. Paying for the War

    Slide 13 - Paying for the War

  14. Paying for the War

    Slide 14 - Paying for the War

  15. Betty Grable: Allied Pinup GirlShe Reminded Men What They Were Fighting For

    Slide 15 - Betty Grable: Allied Pinup GirlShe Reminded Men What They Were Fighting For

  16. Singapore Surrenders[February, 1942]

    Slide 16 - Singapore Surrenders[February, 1942]

  17. U.S. Surrenders at Corregidor,the Philippines [March, 1942]

    Slide 17 - U.S. Surrenders at Corregidor,the Philippines [March, 1942]

  18. Bataan Death March: April, 1942

    Slide 18 - Bataan Death March: April, 1942

    • 76,000 prisoners [12,000 Americans] Marched 60 miles in the blazing heat to POW camps in the Philippines.
  19. Bataan: British Soldiers

    Slide 19 - Bataan: British Soldiers

    • A Liberated British POW
  20. The Burma Campaign

    Slide 20 - The Burma Campaign

    • The “Burma Road”
    • General Stilwell Leaving Burma, 1942
  21. Allied Counter-Offensive:“Island-Hopping”

    Slide 21 - Allied Counter-Offensive:“Island-Hopping”

  22. “Island-Hopping”:  US Troops on Kwajalien Island

    Slide 22 - “Island-Hopping”: US Troops on Kwajalien Island

  23. Farthest Extent of Japanese Conquests

    Slide 23 - Farthest Extent of Japanese Conquests

  24. Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle:First U.S. Raids on Tokyo, 1942

    Slide 24 - Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle:First U.S. Raids on Tokyo, 1942

  25. Battle of the Coral Sea:May 7-8, 1942

    Slide 25 - Battle of the Coral Sea:May 7-8, 1942

  26. Battle of Midway Island:June 4-6, 1942

    Slide 26 - Battle of Midway Island:June 4-6, 1942

  27. Battle of Midway Island:June 4-6, 1942

    Slide 27 - Battle of Midway Island:June 4-6, 1942

  28. Japanese Kamikaze Planes:The Scourge of the South Pacific

    Slide 28 - Japanese Kamikaze Planes:The Scourge of the South Pacific

    • Kamikaze Pilots
    • Suicide Bombers
  29. Gen. MacArthur “Returns” to the Philippines!  [1944]

    Slide 29 - Gen. MacArthur “Returns” to the Philippines! [1944]

  30. US Marines on Mt. Surbachi,Iwo Jima [Feb. 19, 1945]

    Slide 30 - US Marines on Mt. Surbachi,Iwo Jima [Feb. 19, 1945]

  31. Potsdam Conference:July, 1945

    Slide 31 - Potsdam Conference:July, 1945

    • FDR dead, Churchill out of office as Prime Minister during conference.
    • Stalin only original.
    • The United States has the A-bomb.
    • Allies agree Germany is to be divided into occupation zones
    • Poland moved around to suit the Soviets.
    • P.M. Clement President Joseph Atlee Truman Stalin
  32. The Manhattan Project:Los Alamos, NM

    Slide 32 - The Manhattan Project:Los Alamos, NM

    • Dr. Robert Oppenheimer
    • I am become death, the shatterer of worlds!
    • Major GeneralLesley R. Groves
  33. Tinian Island, 1945

    Slide 33 - Tinian Island, 1945

    • Little Boy
    • (uranium)
    • Enola Gay Crew
    • Fat Man
    • (plutonium)
  34. Col. Paul Tibbets & the A-Bomb

    Slide 34 - Col. Paul Tibbets & the A-Bomb

  35. Hiroshima – August 6, 1945

    Slide 35 - Hiroshima – August 6, 1945

    • 70,000 killed immediately.
    • 48,000 buildings. destroyed.
    • 100,000s died of radiation poisoning & cancer later.
  36. Nagasaki – August 9, 1945

    Slide 36 - Nagasaki – August 9, 1945

    • 40,000 killed immediately.
    • 60,000 injured.
    • 100,000s died ofradiation poisoning& cancer later.
  37. Japanese A-Bomb Survivors

    Slide 37 - Japanese A-Bomb Survivors

  38. Hiroshima Memorials

    Slide 38 - Hiroshima Memorials

    • Sadako Sasaki’s story
  39. V-J Day (September 2, 1945)

    Slide 39 - V-J Day (September 2, 1945)

  40. Japanese POWs, Guam

    Slide 40 - Japanese POWs, Guam

  41. V-J Day in Times Square, NYC

    Slide 41 - V-J Day in Times Square, NYC

  42. Results

    Slide 42 - Results

    • of
    • World War II
  43. WWII Casualties: Europe

    Slide 43 - WWII Casualties: Europe

    • Each symbol indicates 100,000 dead in the appropriate theater of operations
  44. WWII Casualties: Asia

    Slide 44 - WWII Casualties: Asia

    • Each symbol indicates 100,000 dead in the appropriate theater of operations
  45. WWII Casualties

    Slide 45 - WWII Casualties

    • Country
    • Men in war
    • Battle deaths
    • Wounded
    • Australia
    • 1,000,000
    • 26,976
    • 180,864
    • Austria
    • 800,000
    • 280,000
    • 350,117
    • Belgium
    • 625,000
    • 8,460
    • 55,5131
    • Brazil2
    • 40,334
    • 943
    • 4,222
    • Bulgaria
    • 339,760
    • 6,671
    • 21,878
    • Canada
    • 1,086,3437
    • 42,0427
    • 53,145
    • China3
    • 17,250,521
    • 1,324,516
    • 1,762,006
    • Czechoslovakia
    • 6,6834
    • 8,017
    • Denmark
    • 4,339
    • Finland
    • 500,000
    • 79,047
    • 50,000
    • France
    • 201,568
    • 400,000
    • Germany
    • 20,000,000
    • 3,250,0004
    • 7,250,000
    • Greece
    • 17,024
    • 47,290
    • Hungary
    • 147,435
    • 89,313
    • India
    • 2,393,891
    • 32,121
    • 64,354
    • Italy
    • 3,100,000
    • 149,4964
    • 66,716
    • Japan
    • 9,700,000
    • 1,270,000
    • 140,000
    • Netherlands
    • 280,000
    • 6,500
    • 2,860
    • New Zealand
    • 194,000
    • 11,6254
    • 17,000
    • Norway
    • 75,000
    • 2,000
    • Poland
    • 664,000
    • 530,000
    • Romania
    • 650,0005
    • 350,0006
    • South Africa
    • 410,056
    • 2,473
    • U.S.S.R.
    • 6,115,0004
    • 14,012,000
    • United Kingdom
    • 5,896,000
    • 357,1164
    • 369,267
    • United States
    • 16,112,566
    • 291,557
    • 670,846
    • Yugoslavia
    • 3,741,000
    • 305,000
    • 425,000
    • Civilians only.
    • Army and navy figures.
    • Figures cover period July 7, 1937 to Sept. 2, 1945, and concern only Chinese regular troops. They do not include casualties suffered by guerrillas and local military corps.
    • Deaths from all causes.
    • Against Soviet Russia; 385,847 against Nazi Germany.
    • Against Soviet Russia; 169,822against Nazi Germany.
    • National Defense Ctr., CanadianForces Hq., Director of History.
  46. Massive Human Dislocations

    Slide 46 - Massive Human Dislocations

  47. The U.S. & the U.S.S.R. Emerged as the Two Superpowers of the later 20c

    Slide 47 - The U.S. & the U.S.S.R. Emerged as the Two Superpowers of the later 20c

  48. The Bi-Polarization of Europe:  The Beginning of the Cold War

    Slide 48 - The Bi-Polarization of Europe: The Beginning of the Cold War

  49. Marshall Plan

    Slide 49 - Marshall Plan

    • GOAL: rebuild Europe into strong & stable economies that won’t turn to communism
  50. The Creation of the U. N.

    Slide 50 - The Creation of the U. N.

  51. The Nuremberg War Trials:Crimes Against Humanity

    Slide 51 - The Nuremberg War Trials:Crimes Against Humanity

  52. Japanese War Crimes Trials

    Slide 52 - Japanese War Crimes Trials

    • General Hideki Tojo
  53. 7 Future American Presidents Served in World War II

    Slide 53 - 7 Future American Presidents Served in World War II

  54.  Early Computer Technology Came Out of WW II

    Slide 54 - Early Computer Technology Came Out of WW II

    • Mark I, 1944
    • Admiral Grace Hooper, 1944-1992COBOL language
    • Colossus, 1941
  55. The Emergence of Third World Nationalist Movements

    Slide 55 - The Emergence of Third World Nationalist Movements

  56. The De-Colonization of European Empires

    Slide 56 - The De-Colonization of European Empires

  57. The World

    Slide 57 - The World

    • We Live in Today
    • Was Formed
    • by the Events
    • of World War II & its
    • immediate aftermath!