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									    Alyssa Hohle

        Ms. Price
Pre-AP English 2 – Period 1
     January 26, 2010
      World War II Battles in the Pacific
•   December 7, 1941 - Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
•   December 15, 1941 - First Japanese merchant ship sunk by a U.S. submarine.
•   March 4, 1942 - Two Japanese flying boats bomb Pearl Harbor .
•   June 4-5, 1942 - Turning point in the war occurs with a decisive victory for the U.S. against Japan
    in the Battle of Midway.
•   June 1, 1943 - U.S. begins submarine warfare against Japanese shipping.
•   November 20, 1943 - U.S. Troops invade Makin and Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands.
•   October 25, 1944 - The first suicide air (Kamikaze) attacks occur against U.S. warships in Leyte
    Gulf.
•   December 17, 1944 - The U.S. Army Air Force begins preparations for dropping the Atomic Bomb
•   April 12, 1945 - President Roosevelt dies, succeeded by Harry S. Truman.
•   August 6, 1945 - First Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
•   August 9, 1945 - Second Atomic Bomb is dropped on Nagasaki.
•   September 9, 1945 - Japanese in Korea surrender.
•   September 13, 1945 - Japanese in Burma surrender.
•   October 24, 1945 - United Nations is born.
American Propaganda Posters
    Popular Music of the 40’s
• When You Wish Upon
  a Star- Glenn Miller
• I’ll Never Smile Again-
  Tommy Dorsey
• Only Forever- Bing
  Crosby
• Include a old record
  or record player.
     Popular Authors and Books
•   Norman Mailer, The Naked and the Dead
•   John Hershey, A Bell for Adano
•   William Saroyan, The Human Comedy
•   Richard Wright, Black Boy
•   Irwin Shaw, Young Lions
•   Shirley Jackson, The Lottery
•   Include a favorite book from the time
    Popular Singers of the 1940’s
•   Frank Sinatra
•   Bing Crosby
•   Louis Armstrong
•   Helen Ward
•   Lee Wiley
•   Art Lund
•   Frankie Lane
•   Include an old record
    or a microphone.
                Popular Actors
•   Katharine Hepburn
•   Bob Hope
•   Spencer Tracy
•   Mickey Rooney
•   Joan Crawford
•   Ingrid Bergman
•   Include a favorite film.
    American Political Leaders
• Franklin Delano Roosevelt – President of the
  U.S.A. from 1933 to 1945, declared a state of
  national emergency, and sent out troops. He
  died shortly before the end of the war.
• Harry Truman – Succeeded President Roosevelt
  after his death, ordered atomic bombings.
• George Marshall – General of the Army during
  the war. He oversaw the largest military
  expansion in America.
        Preparatory School
• Chelsea Preparatory School was the most
  common preparatory school in 1942, built
  in Durban, North. The school began
  preparing for war in 1942 by reinforcing
  the window panes and building protective
  walls. The students were taught to take
  shelter in case of an air raid.
• Include a pencil or school book.
    Popular Clothes for Young Men
•   The most popular fashion for
    young men in the 1940’s was the
    “Zoot Suit.” The Zoot Suit was
    high waisted baggy pants, cinched
    in at the ankle, and fully cut coats.
    The War Production Department
    restricted the amount of fabric that
    could be used so the Zoot Suits
    were no more.
•   Knickers were very common in
    1940, but eventually became
    unpopular in 1945 and were rarely
    seen.
•   Another type of fashion that
    became popular in the 1940’s was
    jeans and T- shirts, which were
    influenced by the war.
•   Include an old pair of knickers.
    New Inventions in the 1940’s
•   Color Television (1940)
•   Jeep (1940)
•   Slinky (1943)
•   Atomic Bomb (1945)
•   Microwave Oven (1946)
•   Frisbee (1948)
•   Velcro (1948)
•   Include a slinky.
 Medical Discoveries in the 1940’s
• In 1940, Florey and Chain developed a method
  to produce a usable form of penicillin, which was
  proved to cure life threatening infections.
• In 1944, Waksman discovers streptomycin, an
  antibiotic effective against tuberculosis.
• In 1947, Parke-Davis discovered the antibiotic
  Chloromycetin.
• Include a medicine bottle.
                               Works Cited
•   “Timeline of Pacific War.” historyplace.com, 1999. n.p.
•   United States Army Recruiting Service. Keep ‘Em Flying! 1941. United States Army.
    www.library.northwestern.edu/govinfo/collections/wwii-posters. Web. February 2nd, 2010.
•   J. Howard Miller. We Can Do It. 1943. http://www.propagandaposters.us/poster5.html. Web.
    January 30, 2010
•   “1940’s Music Hits.” http://www.popculturemadness.com/Music/Pop-Old/1940.html. N.P.
•   “Books.” http://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/decade40.html#book. 07/09. Sue Goodwin.
•   “Music and Radio.” http://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/decade40.html#music. 07/09. Sue Goodwin.
•   “Superstars of the 1940’s.” http://www.movieactors.com/40s.htm. N.P.
•   “A Brief History of Chelsea.” http://www.cdsp.co.za/readmore.php?gsection=history. April 23,
    2006. Cynthia Angel.
•   “Garments.” http://histclo.com/Chron/c1940.html. January 26, 2001. Christopher Wagner.
•    “Inventions of the 1940’s.” http://www.wwwk.co.uk/culture/inventions/40s/index.htm. Copyright
    2003-2009.
•    “Timeline.” http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/mma/timeline.html. February 1, 2008.
•   “Leaders during World War II.” www.teacheroz.com/WWIILeaders.htm. February 26, 2003

								
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