Tag Archives: Pacific War

100 Years After the Cherry Blossoms Bloomed…

…What really happened was that the United States had begun to treat Japan with antipathy and this over time was reciprocated. The London Naval Reduction Agreement of 1930, for example, insisted that Japan be allowed to build a navy of … Continue reading

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GUNNY G: Pacific Wrecks…

  Happy New Year Thank you for your visit to Pacific Wrecks during the past year. As 2011 comes to a close, I am proud to share a very special story with you, and appeal to users to make a … Continue reading

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PACIFIC WRECKS…

  December 7, 1941 December 2011 marks the beginning of 70th anniversary remembrances for the Pacific War. Look for ongoing day-by-day coverage of Pacific War happenings everyday on Pacific Wrecks. 2nd Lt. Ed Fitchett Born in Poughkeepsie, NY Fitchett developed … Continue reading

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Why did Japan surrender? (Historian argues Soviet Declaration, Not A-Bomb)

What ended World War II? For nearly seven decades, the American public has accepted one version of the events that led to Japan’s surrender. By the middle of 1945, the war in Europe was over, and it was clear that … Continue reading

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