Aim: How did the Allies win WWII and what were the results? (Part II)
-Battle of Midway
-Japan Holds Firm in the war
After Hitler was defeated, the allies put their full attention into the Pacific
American bombers were pounding the Japanese home islands and ships destroyed the coast and shipping
Millions of Japanese were short of food, but their leaders DID NOT surrender
Do you think the military strategy of island hopping was effective? Why or why not?
Why might Japanese pilots have been willing to sacrifice their own lives in kamikaze attacks?