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1931, when Manchuria was under siege of Japan.

Alliance: Germanys NAZI

Japan made an alarming moves in China. America was aware and much conscious. America made a moves so as to stop the augmenting power of Japan.

Japan began to seize the oil rich territories of Southeast Asia. Admiral Yamamoto devised the plan in immobilizing the naval forces of her enemy in Hawaii. The Pearl Harbor. Plan was approved by the General Staff. The plan called as The Formation of Attack Forces commanded by Vice Admiral Chuiche Naguno.

Manuel L. Quezon made a preparations such as:


Intensifying the training

of the youth. Giving out first aid courses in schools and social clubs. Creating the CEA Civilian Emergency Administration with branches in the provinces and towns. Holding of block out drills. Establishing evacuation centers.

Sunday morning at 7:55 am when the attack happened. Opana point where the attack took place.

First attack was commanded by Captain Mitsuo Fuchida.


- 183 planes was launched in North of Oahu. - Mission: to destroy battleships and aircraft

carriers at Ford Island and wheeler Field.

Second attack was commanded by Lieutenant-Commander Shigekazu Shimazaki.


- 171 planes
- Mission: to destroy arcrafts and hangars at

Ford Island, Hickam Field, Wheeler Field, Barber Point and Kaneohe.

December 8, 1941 when particularly in Tugegarao, Baguio, Iba and Tarlac was bombed. December 9, 1941; the residents of Manila witnessed the real war.

December 10, 1941 the first wave of Japanese invading forces landed in Aparri and Vigan. Followed more forces arrived at Legaspi, South of Luzon. December 20 main Japanese invasion forces landed in Lingayen. Led by Masaharu Homma. Atimona and Mauban.

Japanese forces dominated the land, air and water. Naval forces of admiral Thomas C. Hart were completely destroyed. US Navy yard in cavite was bombed

Jesus Villamor Received the Distinguish Service Cross December 10, 1941 at Nichols Field and Fort Mckinley Day after December 11 over Batangas airfield They attacked two enemy formations each 27 planes. Brought down two Japanes planes. Lt. Cesar Basa and Lt. Geronemo Aclan.

Gen. Douglas Mc.Arthur I shall return. The promise reechoed into the heart of his dying soldiers in Bataan. Maj.Gen.Edwardo King He surrender his troops on April 9, 1942 Female nurses were transferred to Corregidor.

Soldiers became prisoners of war. April 9, 1942 the 90-mile walk was started and ended up in 6 days at camp ODonell. From Mariveles, Bataan to Tarlac but latter moved again to Cabanatuan in Pangasinan. The POWs were forced to walk in a line next to the stream but the Japanese soldiers did not allow any of the prisoners to drink from it.

Several men could no longer take it to the next step. They fell on the road and a tank flattered them. The Japanese soldiers forced the prisoners to drink from the stream of filthy water. More than 50, 000 Filipinos and Americans died.

Corregidor o A man made island off Bataan. o Was a stronghold of the filipino and American soldiers o Gen.Wainwright defended it almost with a superman process.

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Around 12,000 shells were dropped over Corregidor Island in 24 hours Soldiers, women and children were all huddled together in the underground, the Malinta Tunnel. Through the constant bombing and shaking of the earth, Gen.Wainwright to lowered the American flag. Again the Japanese showed their ignorance and cruelties.

Gen.Marshall awarded Wainwright the Medal of Honor. o At the end of the Pacific war both the Filipinnos and American soldiers suffered 16,000 casualties in the battle of the Philippines. o 84,000 suffered repressions of the Japanese o Half of the 20,000 American troops who were captured died in Captivity.

August 6, 1945 Col.Paul Tibbets - he piloted the B-29 bomber plane Little Boy nickname of Uranium bomb August 9, 1945 another B-29 bomber piloted by Maj.Charles W. Sweeney tooks its flights towards Kokura The plane name bocks car was carrying a plotonium bomb nickname Fat Man August 15, 1945 Japan surrendered to the allied forces September 2, 1945 boarded the battleship Missouri at Tokyo Bay. It was then remembered the V-day of Japan.

The Japanese controlled the prices of commodities. Less production and poor domestication of animals

Because of these economic condition, President Laurel encourage people to under go alternative food production.