Japan's new leader Hideki Tojo states it needs more natural resources to become a strong fulfilling nation. Japan would then attack and capture most of eastern Asia and the Pacific. Imperial Japan would be the largest Asian occupied country in just a few years.
American Troops in a Foreign Land.
The U.S. cancelled their trading with Japan after they started to attack other nations. The U.S. wanted to stay neutral and not look to be as supplying the Axis to there fellow Allied countries.
FDR Speech After Pearl Harbor
This Day, Will Live In Infamy.
Never Forget December 7th, 1941
On December 7th 1941, Japan launched a surprise attack on one of the U.S. naval bases trying to weaken their Navy and Air Force. President Franklin D. Roosevelt convinces Congress to declare war on Japan and bringing us into WWll.
August 6-9 1945. Hiroshima and Nagasaki
American troops "island hop" from Hawaii to Japan. They have no idea what lays ahead. Japanese soldiers will use guerrilla warfare and fight to the death. Like the Germans, they chose death or glory. No prisoners. Okinawa, Iwo Jima, and the battle of Midway will be the deadliest battles in the Pacific.
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gives his famous "Infamy" speech a day after the attack of Pearl Harbor. He states that the U.S. won't stand for the attack, they will fight back until the war is over. FDR convinces Congress to declare war on Japan.
On August 6-9th, 1945, America sends the B-29s named the Enola Gay, and the Bockscar. The Enola Gay drops the "Little Boy," first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan on August 6. The Bockscar drops the "Fat Man," second atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan on August 9. (I was born on August 6 and my parents anniversary on August 9.