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Unformatted text preview: o Battle of the Bulge, Dec. 1944 o Germany surrenders, May 8, 1945 • The United States and the Holocaust o Anti-Semitism and Immigration Restriction o Learning of the Death Camps o War Refugee Board, 1943 • War in the Pacific o Initial gains by Japan o May 1942: U.S. surrenders in Philippines o Battle of Midway, June 1942 o Iwo Jima and Okinawa, 1945 Planning for the Postwar Era • Yalta, Feb. 1945 o Competing visions of a postwar world o Occupying Germany o Plans for the United Nations Birth of Atomic Diplomacy • Manhattan Project • Potsdam, July-August 1945 • Hiroshima and Nagasaki Motivations for Using the A-Bomb • Revenge • Military momentum • Diplomatic advantage The Paradoxes of the 1950’s...
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- Fall '07
- World War II, japan, War Refugee Board, War o Destroyers, infamy-the United States