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S.S. Ch. 8 S. 4

Vocabulary Section 4

Battle of Midway U.S. victory over Japanese off Midway Island that proved to be the turning point in the war
Island hopping Allied strategy in Pacific of invading selected islands and using them as bases to advance closer to Japan
Guadalcanal first U.S. land victory over the Japanese, 1943
Manhattan Project top-secret government project to develop the atomic bomb
Hiroshima Japanese city that was hit with the 1st atomic bomb on August 6, 1945
Code Talkers Navajo Indians recruited by the U.S. Marine Corps to transmit messages in the Navajo language
Kamikaze Japanese suicide pilot
Created by: hudsonlb