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One of the turning points in the fighting against the Japanese
Battle of the Coral Sea
A battle that lasted more than a month during which many Allied and German forces died
Battle of the Bulge
Short for Victory in Europe
V-E Day
American President who authorized the use of nuclear bombs against Japan
Harry Truman
US Navy strategy of taking back Pacific islands from Japan
Island-Hoping
Pilots who undertook suicide missions
Kamikaze
How did the US fight the war in the Pacific?
They Island hoped
How did the allies weaken Germany?
They bombed the $h!t out of it for two years, including dropping bombs on Dresden and killing 135,000 innocent people
How was Japan defeated?
By getting the $h!t bombed out of them too, but this time by two nuclear bombs that killed 70,000 and 40,000 innocent people at a time