Chapter 18 Section 4

Chapter 18 Section 4 - b Hiroshima-An atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima-Covered four miles and killed 70,000 right away-More died later from

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Gabriel Greening B Period History Ms. Cory Chapter 18 Section 4 I. War in the Pacific -At first Japan had victories -U.S then joined and hurt Japan greatly, “Battle of Midway” -MacArthur retook the Philippines for U.S -Japanese refused to surrender II. The Nazis Defeated a. The Allies Advance: -After freeing France, allies moved to Germany -“Battle of Bulge” in Belgium -Germany was rattled by bombings -Everyone closed in on Nazis and many surrendered b. The End in Europe: -Mussolini was captured and executed -Hitler committed suicide III. Defeat in Japan a. Invasion versus the Bomb -Japanese rather fight than surrender -Some young Japanese chose to become kamikaze pilots -Atomic bomb developed -U.S ready to use atomic bomb, Japan still didn’t want to give in
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Unformatted text preview: b. Hiroshima:-An atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima-Covered four miles and killed 70,000 right away-More died later from radiation-Russia declared war on Japan, who did not respond-U.S dropped another bomb on Nagasaki-Emperor Hirohito forced government to surrender to Allies c. An Ongoing Controversy:-Big debate about whether atomic bombs should have been used-U.S didn’t think Japan would surrender otherwise-Also maybe U.S wanted to impress Russia and others-WWII ended after the atomic bomb dropped IV. Looking Ahead-U.S occupied Japan-Allies split up Germany-Tried to think how to avoid last times mistakes with the Versailles Treaty Gabriel Greening B Period History Ms. Cory...
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2010 for the course HIST 104 taught by Professor Conner during the Spring '08 term at Hillsdale.

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Chapter 18 Section 4 - b Hiroshima-An atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima-Covered four miles and killed 70,000 right away-More died later from

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