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World War II Timeline - December 7,1941 Japan attacks Pearl harbor This was a military strike by the Japanese Navy on the United States naval base located in Hawaii. This event was significant of Americans because this event put the U.S. in the middle of the war. The American job industry changed to support the war as well. Americans began making war materials and supplies for our military. - December 8, 1941 Presidential Speech to Congress This speech was intended to help Americans deal with the attack on Pearl Harbor and to prepare them for our entry into the war. This event was significant to Americans because everyone was distraught after the attack and was emotionally down. This speech was to boost that morale of
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Unformatted text preview: Americans and the soldiers.-February 23, 1945 American Flag Raising at Iwo Jima Raising the American flag at Mount Suribachi was the second time it had happened during the war but it was the more significant of the two. This event was significant Americans because it showed the morale of Americans and its soldiers. -August 6, 9, 1945 Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki The atomic bombs that were dropped on these two cities in Japan came during the final stages of World War II, This was significant to Americans because it signaled the end of the war. The war was starting to end and American families got back to normal as they welcomed home family members....
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