A time for war

A time for war - A time for Propaganda Radio FDR This is...

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A time for… Propaganda Radio FDR “This is War” series Posters Liberty Bonds A time for… shutting up! Espionage Act of 1917 (amended in 1918) Ban newspapers critical of the official line Censor the content of press reports and radio broadcasts Censored personal mail entering or leaving the country. Posters A time for… rationing Not voluntary Gasoline One of three gasoline ration cards, A, B, or C. A card, the most generous allotment, might go to someone who worked in a defense industry Everything else meat, sugar, eggs , shoes Posters A time for … cartoons Dr. Seuss Sgt. Bill Mauldin Used his artistry to bring humor to war time situations. “Willie and Joe” A time for… African American Pilots TUSKEGEE AIRMEN Fighter pilots for the famous 99th Fighter Squadron achievements men and women who supported them
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paved the way for full integration of the U.S. military Beat the Axis first! Germany posed a greater threat Time to make a bomb Ties to England Air raids Objectives Bring the war to the German people Against industrial plants and military installations Everyone in Europe Alarm systems Bomb shelters were installed DARK OUT was ordered But there was still a war in the Pacific Pacific Naval Battles After Pearl… Went against Philippines Hated General Macarthur Code Talkers! Navajo Code Talkers The code was never broken!!!!!! Original 29 Made up the code First translating Navajo words into English Used the first letter of each English word to decipher the meaning Different Navajo words might be translated into different English words for the same letter Code was especially difficult to decipher THEY WERE HEROES! Estimated that they saved 2 million lives Went back to the reservation without fanfare or , in many cases, Veterans Benefits Original 29 honored! 2001- 5 left and only 4 could come
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Congressional Gold Medal to four of the original 29 Navajo code talkers, Washington, D.C., July 26, 2001. The 29 Code talker Chester Nez. "I'm really happy about it." "All of the 29 Marines that I went in [with], we got together and made a code in our own language. There were over 400 or 500 words that we made up at that time. We memorized them and everything was up here," Nez said, pointing to his head. "And nobody knew. The Japanese pulled all of their hair out trying to decipher the code. But it's one of the hardest languages to learn, that's why it was never decoded or deciphered." Airplanes Change Naval Warfare Coral Sea Tactical victory for the Japanese sink the carrier Lexington Heavily damage the Yorktown Sink a destroyer and an oiler What did it do for America?
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