Beat the Axis first

Beat the Axis first - Beat the Axis first! Germany posed a...

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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 Japan War in the Pacific Pacific Naval Battles After Pearl… Went against Philippines Men were pushed into the Bataan peninsula HELP IS ON THE WAY!!!!!! Macarthur left to Australia Bataan Death March Code Talkers! Navajo Code Talkers
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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! Original 29 honored! 2001- 5 left and only 4 could come Congressional Gold Medal to four of the original 29 Navajo code talkers, Washington, D.C., July 26, 2001. The 29 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
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Sink a destroyer and an oiler What did it do for America? Boosted our chances in the New Guinea campaign Japanese were unable to disrupt supply lines running between the US and Australia Japanese were denied the services of their two newest carriers on the eve of the Battle of Midway Which leads us to Midway Japan wanted the US carriers Attack was to lure the fleet and destroy it Midway Yamamoto's plan was intended to be a surprise To get the air craft carriers But…superior American communications intelligence figured out the scheme well before battle was joined. This allowed Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, the U.S. Pacific Fleet commander, to establish an ambush by having his carriers ready and waiting for the Japanese. 5 Minutes that changed the course of the entire
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