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Goal: To analyze the occasions prompting the end of the war. Decision of 1944. · FDR won an extraordinary fourth term in office in 1944. · Be that as it may, in April of 1945, FDR passed on, compelling VP Harry Truman to expect the Administration.
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Goal: To look at the occasions prompting the war\'s end.

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Election of 1944 · FDR won an uncommon fourth term in office in 1944. · However, in April of 1945, FDR kicked the bucket, driving Vice-President Harry Truman to accept the Presidency.

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Harry S Truman taking the promise of office after the passing of Franklin D. Roosevelt, April 12, 1945. The next day, Truman identifies with journalists and said, "...I don\'t know whether you colleagues ever had a heap of feed fall on you, yet when they let me know yesterday what had happened, I felt like the moon, the stars, and every one of the planets had fallen on me."

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Victory in Europe · By April of 1945, American and Soviet troops were surrounding Berlin. · Adolf Hitler submitted suicide on April 30, and Germany formally surrendered on May 7. The interminable parade of German detainees walking through the demolished city roads to imprisonment.

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Red armed force fighters raising the Soviet banner on the top of the Reichstag (German Parliament) in Berlin, Germany.

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· On May 8, the Allies observed V-E Day (Victory in Europe) . Churchill waves to group in Britain subsequent to television to the country that the war with Germany had been won, 8 May 1945.

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V-E Day Celebrations in New York City, May 8, 1945.

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V-E Day festivities, Bay Street, Toronto, Canada May 7, 1945

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VE-Day Parade, Red Square, Moscow, Russia on 6/24/1945

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Island Hopping in the Pacific The two principle objectives of the U.S. in the Pacific were: I. to recapture the Philippines. II. to attack Japan. The U.S. started an arrangement of island jumping , utilizing islands as going stones towards Japan. Feature: Island Hopping - The U.S. attack of the Tarawa Atoll. (5:52)

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· By February of 1945, the U.S. had recovered the Philippines and caught the islands of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima portrays five United States Marines and a U.S. Naval force corpsman raising the banner of the United States on Mount Suribachi amid the Battle of Iwo Jima .

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The photo turned into the main photo to win the Pulitzer Prize around the same time as its production, and eventually came to be viewed as a standout amongst the most critical and unmistakable pictures of the war, and perhaps the most replicated photo ever.

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· The Japanese kept on battling, in many cases utilizing kamikaze assaults against U.S. ships. The Yokosuka D4Y3 jump aircraft guided by Yoshinori Yamaguchi strikes the USS Essex, November 25, 1944. Yoshinori Yamaguchi\'s plane blasts in a wad of flame.

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Damage to Essex flight deck.

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Burial adrift after the Kamikaze assault. Sixteen men lost their lives as an aftereffect of this activity.

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Defeat of Japan · The U.S. wanted to attack Japan in 1945, however specialists cautioned that the intrusion could cost over a million losses. · Upon finding out about the nuclear bomb, Pres. Truman sent the Japanese the Potsdam Declaration, cautioning them to surrender or face “prompt and utter destruction.” Stalin, Truman and Churchill at the Potsdam Conference.

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· Unaware of the nuclear bombs, the Japanese disregarded the Potsdam Declaration . The main nuclear bomb ever constructed was a uranium-enhanced bomb. It was dropped on the city of Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6, 1945.

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Paul Tibbets, pilot of the Enola Gay, which dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6, 1945.

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· On August 6, 1945, the U.S. dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, executing no less than 70,000 individuals and pulverizing the greater part of the city.

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A Uranium bomb, the first atomic weapon on the planet, was dropped in Hiroshima City. It was assessed that its vitality was comparable to 15 kilotons of TNT. Airborne photo from 80 kilometers away, taken around 1 hour after the dropping.

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The repercussions of the nuclear shelling of Hiroshima .

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Ohmura Navy Hospital: A 14 year old young lady after the bombarding of Hiroshima at Ohmura Navy Hospital on August 10-11.

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Severe blazes. Just his waist was shielded from a blaze by a waistband he wore (inside 1km from the hypocenter).

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Kimono design. Copied zones on the back and on the dorsal segment of the upper arm demonstrate that warm beams infiltrated the dark or the dull shaded parts of kimono she wore.

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· On August 9, the U.S. dropped another nuclear bomb on the city of Nagasaki, slaughtering no less than 40,000 individuals. Mushroom cloud from the atomic blast over Nagasaki rising 60,000 feet into the air on the morning of August 9 1945

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Before and after photographs of downtown Nagasaki.

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Number of Atomic Bomb Casualties: Hiroshima and Nagasaki In 10,000’s Deaths Injuries

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· On August 14, Japan authoritatively surrendered closure World War II. This date got to be known as V-J Day (Victory over Japan) . For a huge number of Americans, Alfred Eisenstaedt\'s 1945 LIFE photo of a mariner stamping an excellent kiss on a medical attendant symbolized the cathartic delight of V-J Day.

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Crowds outside the White House observe V-J Day, the Japanese surrender and the end of World War II. Augu

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