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Unformatted text preview: The Second World War War in the Pacific, Part I Pearl Harbor- Midway Learning Objectives Political and economic forces which led Japan to strike at Pearl Harbor and allied colonial possessions Japanese strategy for early victory and their concept of postwar Pacific power balance Impact of Pearl Harbor and subsequent battles on transformation of the aircraft carriers role in naval warfare Learning Objectives, cont. List significant highlights in evolution of U.S operational strategy in Pacific including major campaigns and flawed strategies Strategic significance of employment and refinement of amphibious landing tactics Reasons the geopolitical world order was changed as a result of Japans actions in striking at Western Powers in 1941 Background Japanese-American Relations tense China invasion 1931-1937 Economic Sanctions Strike for Oil Japanese Diplomacy Prelude to Pearl Harbor Americans knew of strike somewhere Pearl Harbor...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2010 for the course NAVSC 102 taught by Professor Hammond during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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