Imperial%20Japan0 - Southwest Pacific advance Douglas...

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World War II Taking on Japan
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The Japanese Onslaught Pearl Harbor Philippine Islands (1942) Death Marches MacArthur Guam (1942) Dutch East Indies  (Indonesia)
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Turning Points Coral Sea (1942) Tactical victory for Japan Midway (1942) Most important Severely weakened Japan Guadalcanal (1942-1943) 1 st  major ally offensive Buna (1942-1943) Tarawa (Nov. 1943) Alligators
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The US Counterattack
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Unformatted text preview: Southwest Pacific advance Douglas MacArthur New Guinea Central Pacific advance Chester Nimitz The US Navy The USMC Philippines MacArthur takes Guadalcanal on his way to retake the Philippines Closing in on the Japanese home islands Leyte Gulf Retake the Philippines Iwo Jima Fiercest fighting Okinawa Needed for invasion The strategic bombing campaign Napalm...
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course ENC 101 taught by Professor Green during the Spring '12 term at University of Florida.

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