Asia-Pacific War Turning Point

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World War II in the Pacific is sometimes called the Pacific War or the Asia-Pacific War. It was the theatre of World War II and it was a war fought in the Pacific Ocean between United States and East Asia. After the chaos at Pearl Harbor, caused by Japan, the Japanese quickly gained control over almost all of the Pacific. They controlled the Philippines to Burma, to the Aleutians, and to the Solomon’s. However, Japan weren’t strong enough to control that much Earth. As a result, the turning point in the Asia-Pacific War was in the mid-1942. Which is known as the Battle of Midway. It was a retaliation from Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. “Although the war began with Nazi Germany 's attack on Poland in September 1939, the United States did not …show more content…
Not to mention, Japan didn’t have any allies. “Rear Admiral Tocshitane Takata concurred that B-29s “were the greatest single factor in forcing Japan 's surrender”, while Prince Konoye already thought Japan was defeated on 14 February 1945 when he met emperor Hirohito” (Emma Mason). At the end of the day, those two Atomic Bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were just two mission. I believe America would had completed several missions until they received the same damaged that the Atomic Bomb had on those particular …show more content…
The atomic bomb dropping on Hiroshima had put the world on notice. However, president Truman told Stalin what America was capable of with America’s bomb arsenal’s. He somewhat underestimated Truman’s statement. As a result, the Cold War started and only lasted about forty-five days. The United States became the leaders of the capitalist

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