Presentation (Powerpoint) File
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This heavily illustrated and colorful PowerPoint examines the Pacific Theater of World War II. It covers the new kind of naval warfare utilizing aircraft carriers, the particularly brutal fighting between the Americans and Japanese, the tactics of the Japanese soldiers, the "island hopping" strategy, key battles, the firebombing of Japanese cities, the development of the atomic bomb, the annihilation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese surrender, and the end results of the Second World War. There are also several discussion activities.