On April 9, 1942, a group of Filipino and American troops of Bataan who were forced by the Japanese Army to march to Camp O'donnell. During the march the Filipino and American troops faced torture from the Japanese Army.
The "Two-Pronged" Attack Strategy:
With the Pacific being divided into two prongs the US needed to attack both sides. MacArthur would take back the Philippines while Nimitz advanced Japan and took the Pacific Central Islands.
A strategy created by the US that was used against Japan in WWII. The strategy allowed the US to take over Islands in a "domino effect".
Battle of Midway:
A naval battle between the United States and Japan on June, 3, 1942. The battle was fought with mostly aircraft efforts. The US destroyed most of the Japanese Navy and won victory in the battle. Leading to a turning point in the Pacific for the US.
During WWII a battle between the US and Japan with US ending victorious and capturing the island of Iwo Jima.
The last and was the bloodiest battle of WWII was in Okinawa. The battle here lasted 82 days and left Japan with 77,000 casualties, while the US and it's allies lost 65,000 of their soldiers.
The US commander of the Pacific Fleet during WWI and lead the US to victory at Iwo Jima and Okinawa.
A general of the army for the US who commanded the Southwest Pacific during WWII.
The Flying Tigers:
Lead by Claire Lee Chennault, The Flying Tigers was the first volunteer group of the Chinese Air force. The group consisted of pilots from the US Army, Navy, and Marine corps.
Strategy - Closing in on Hitler from Three Sides:
A blockade was created to conceal Berlin and it's supplies along with the bombing centers in German cities.
The Invasion of Normandy (D-Day):
On June 4, 1944 around 156,000 Americans, British, and Canadians joined forces and invaded Normandy. By August of 1944 northern France was destroyed.