WWII (The Pacific)

1941

February

Japan expands demands Control of Asian waters

October 

The Flying Tigers aided China 

🅱️🅱️20th Pearl Harbour attack being prepared

December 💥PEARL HARBOUR 

♦️ Five came back (1)❌❌❌

❌PACIFIC❌

December

❌Sunday 11th 💥Pearl Harbour💥

Jap Through Malay

Meet up with Germans

23rd Jap 💥➡️Borneo

25th Jap 💥➡️Hong Kong

See The Pacific

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1942

January 

🅾️ Japan 💥 K.Lumpur (▶️Singapore)

🅾️ Siege McArthur Bataan peninsula 

🅾️ Japan ➡️Dutch East Indies (Indonesia) 11th

🅾️12th K Lumpur surrendered

24th Japan ➡️New Guinea (Australian)

🅾️Malaya virtually taken 

withdrawal of british/commonwealth troops ➡️ Singapore 

Japan attacked from the north not from sea as singapore thought

🅾️ Japan➡️Singapore (biggest surrender ever 64000 british +  32000 indians (some of them then joined the Japanese)

❌❌🔲Burma taken

British failure 

Jap increasing in numbers

February

🅾️ Australia (💥Darwin) 

🅾️ The Burma Trail

🅾️ AVG The Flying Tigers aided China skies

Later (Burma Road) had arrived late 1941

April

🅱️ ➡️ 💥Burma taken 

9th Largest surrender by USA in its history 78000troops surrendered on baraan

Mcarthur having fled to australia

Bataan death march perhaps 11,000 died atrociously

May   

❌❌Japan invades further districs of china

🅾️ Japan ➡️ Solomon islands (▶️ Papua,New Guinea)

🅱️💥Battle of The Coral Sea

1000s captured troops in Burma

Salween River bridge win for tigers and chinese stopping jap adv

June

🅱️💥Battle of the Coral Sea (Papua,New Guinea)

🅱️💥Battle of Midway (4th -7th June) Defeat by Japan

July

🅱💥16th July  Solomon Islands (Guadalcanal)/New Guinea

August

🅱💥Battle of Guadalcanal💥 (7th August- ist time us on the offensive in ww2 Feb 1943)

🅱️Battle of tenerau 900 japs 35 us killed in bloody vattle 

❌❌ Guadalcanal continues

New guinea

Guam

September

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Off gadalcanal firce ship to ship japaneselose heavily

Survivors preferring to die in shark water rather than rescue

October 

❌❌22,000 jap v 23000 us on guadalcanal

❌❌1st 1800 british pows killed in a japanese ship by usa submarine

❌❌Us in guadalcanal  fighting approaching jap from south east and towards solomon islands

❌❌300 jap 300 marine in battle of matanaiku guadalcanal

December

🅾️The Ledo Road a land bridge 

🅾️Also an air bridge earlier AVG Tigers

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1943

Jan

Feb 💥Guadalcanal ends 

October

Nov

New britain new guinea

💥Tarawa gilbert islands

Dec 💥Pavuvu

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1944                                  

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