Welded instead of riveted.
Riveted instead of welded.
Painted in camouflage colors.
Painted red white and blue.
They were successful at Pearl Harbor.
The Americans surrendered at Bataan
The crew of the Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
James Doolittle dropped the bombs on Tokyo.
A convoy system.
An air force escort
Planted victory gardens
Held scrap drives
Sold was bonds
Brought the Soviet Union into the war.
Forced the Germans to fight a two-front war.
Marked the first successful invasion by sea.
Protected the Pacific fleet
The Deep South
To fight the Japanese invasion of California
To fight Roosevelt's order to declare the western United States a military zone
To help Japanese Americans recover lost property from the relocation
To encourage Japanese Americans to join the armed forces
There were not enough men to fill the positions
No one else wanted the jobs
People realized it was unfair to keep them out
Woman organized, as they did to win the vote
The British could use lights to create a blockade.
The lights prevented American ships from seeing the British ships.
The ships provided a silhouette for ships,making them targets for German submarines.
The lights used to much electricity, creating city-wide blackouts.
The African Americans were shut out, even more, from working in America.
The African Americans developed an attitude that nobody would hire them in America.
African Americans proved themselves so hard-working during WWII, that American employers were increasingly comfortable hiring them when it was over.
African Americans wanted to return to Africa and discover their pre-slavery roots when the war was over.