Chapter 18 Section 4
Terms in this set (11)
Bataan Death March
Brutal march of American and Filipino prisoners by Japanese soldiers in 1942.
A set of international standards of conduct for treating prisoners of War established in 1929.
Battle of the coral sea
1942 World War 2 battle between American and Japanese aircraft.
Battle of midway
1942 World War 2 battle between the United States and Japan, a turning point in the war in the Pacific.
Battle of Guadalcanal
1942-1943 World War 2 battle between the United States and Japan.
A military strategy used during World War 2 that involved selectively attacking specific enemy held islands and bypassing others.
Battle of Leyte Gulf
1944 World War 2 Naval battle between the United States and Japan.
In World War 2 a Japanese suicide plane.
Battle of Iwo Jima
1945 Wworld War 2 battle between the United States and Japan.
Battle of Okinawa
1945 World War 2 battle between the United States and Japan.
Secret American program during World War 2 to develop an atomic bomb.