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Title:
The rise of Japan and Pearl Harbor
Author:
Klam, Julie.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
North Mankato, Minn. : Smart Apple Media, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Rise of military government in Japan -- Japanese atrocities in China -- U.S. vs. Japan: the diplomatic war part 1 -- FDR's fireside chats -- U.S. vs. Japan: the diplomatic war part 2 -- Pearl Harbor -- The Japanese tide of conquest -- The sinking of the HMS Repulse and HMS Prince of Wales -- The surrender of Singapore -- The battle of the Java Sea -- America's top commanders -- Battle of the Coral Sea -- The China-Burma-India theater -- Battle of Midway.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.5 1.0 61541.
ISBN:
9781583401880
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

World War II was the greatest conflict of the 20th century, lasting seven years and encompassing six continents, World War II Chronicles brings the war to life, introducing readers to key battles, villains, and heroes. Each title takes a comprehensive look at a particular phase of the war, beginning with the rise of Nazi Germany and ending with the defeat of Japan. Compelling historic photographs help to portray this extraordinary war.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
Chapter 1 The Rise of Military Government in Japanp. 10
Chapter 2 Japanese Atrocities in Chinap. 14
Chapter 3 The U.S. vs. Japan: The Diplomatic War Part 1p. 16
Chapter 4 President Roosevelt's Fireside Chatsp. 18
Chapter 5 The U.S. vs. Japan: The Diplomatic War Part 2p. 22
Chapter 6 Pearl Harborp. 24
Chapter 7 The Japanese Tide of Conquestp. 27
Chapter 8 The Sinking of Repulse and Prince of Walesp. 30
Chapter 9 The Surrender of Singaporep. 32
Chapter 10 The Battle of the Java Seap. 34
Chapter 11 America's Top Commandersp. 36
Chapter 12 Battle of the Coral Seap. 40
Chapter 13 China-Burma-India Theater: General Stilwellp. 42
Chapter 14 The Battle of Midwayp. 44
Glossaryp. 46
Indexp. 47