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War, Victory, and the Bomb
Free Printable American History Reading with Questions for Grades 9-12 - American History Readings
 
 
The final battles in the Pacific were among the war's bloodiest. In June 1944, the Battle of the Philippine Sea effectively destroyed Japanese naval air power, forcing the resignation of Japanese Prime Minister Tojo. General Douglas MacArthur--who had reluctantly left the Philippines two years before to escape Japanese capture--returned to the islands in October. The accompanying Battle of Leyte Gulf, the largest naval engagement ever fought, was the final decisive defeat of the Japanese Navy. By February 1945, U.S. forces had taken Manila...
 
 
War, Victory, and the Bomb - Free printable reading with questions for high school United States History students. PDF file.
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Click here to print this worksheet. Answer Key: 1. Battle of the Philippine Sea; 2. A - liquidation; 3. Manhattan Project; 4. Henry L. Stimson; 5. A - Hiroshima; 6. October 24, 1945; 7. Nuremberg. For our free worksheets and more on the United States in World War II, click here.
 
 
 
 
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