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Japanese Aggression –
– 1931 Japan invades Manchuria
1937 Japan invades China
to obtain raw materials like coal and iron from China gain control of China’s vast trade. Do not go into French Indo China Europe was a little busy and all of her colonies were left unprotected. 1941Invades Indochina Japan decided to conquer Southeast Asia, where war materials were plentiful. –
– US, Dutch & Brits
Japanese assets in U.S. frozen
Crude oil embargo July 24
Aviation gasoline added Aug. 1 Who is in the way?
Tripartitie Pact Germany, Italy, and Japan
If the US attacked any of these, it was an attack on all. The Plan – Imperial Admiral Yamamoto
Plan to attack PH Pearl Harbor is attacked!
Pearl Harbor is attacked! Americans old enough to remember know –
– the exact moment they heard Pearl Harbor was bombed
Many did not know where Hawaii was
that America had military installations there “A day which will live in infamy!” The Sleeping Giant Yamamoto
"We have awakened a sleeping giant and have instilled in him a terrible resolve". –
– Germany and Italy declared war because of the Tripartite Pact Read the Good Neighbor Policy
Doolittle Raid ...
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course HIST 1302 taught by Professor Sarabostelmann during the Fall '11 term at Collins.
- Fall '11