World War II - Japan In 1941, the relations between United States and Japan were not well. The divergence was the Japanese attempt to dominate China for the force. In 1937, the war starts bell-Japanese, provoking serious protests a time that the United States had great interest in China. Ahead of the refusal of Japan in hearing the protests, the United States had made sanctions against the exportation of diverse products, having included oil. Without the fuel source, Japan had two alternatives: to accept a humilhante agreement agreeing to the inviolability of China; or to look oil in another place. They had not obtained to firm an agreement with Dutch Occidental India for the oil supply.
They had decided in the end of the 1941 summer to negotiate one more time with the United States. Without no agreement, in the end of 1941 he was clearly that the war was inevitable and both had hurried its preparativeses, exactly thus a Japanese ambassador was sent Washington to present a last one offers, that evident it would be refused. It was a trick to keep the conversations, until Japan was prepared. When Roosevelt, certain of the intention of Japan to breach diplomatical relations, the Japanese had attacked the naval base of Pearl Harbor, in the hawaiian island of Oahu, the eight hours of the morning of day 7 of December of l941. The fleet and the fields of landing, unprepared, had had ruin total. Reached the American fleet, the Japanese had continued in its program of conquest in the Pacific.
Simultaneously to the attack the Pearl Harbor, Japan acted fast in the extreme east and the first island to fall was Hong Kong. In day they had the same invested on the biggest island of the Phillipino, Luzon, and an American base, also surprise handle, had its destroyed squadron. The American commander in Luzon was General Douglas MacArthur. Commanded for General Homma the Japanese troops they had disembarked in Luzon and soon they were route the capital, Manila. The isolated Americans of any reinforcement, had capitulated in nine of April of 1942, the absence of General MacArthur. Also in eight of December of 1941 the Japanese had disembarked in three fronts in the Malaysian peninsular, with the objective of take it of the hands of the English.
The Japanese program continued without obstacles and six months after Pearl Harbor, Cingapura, Birmany, Thailand and Malaysia were, under its domain and the Britain Supreme all had lost its support in the east. In 18 of April of 1942 the Americans had replied Pearl Harbor bombing Tokyo, what he induced the high o Japanese command to try to destroy the fleet American. In day 4 of June they had brandished an attack against the Midway island having tried I transit to interrupt it for Australia. In day 5 of July of 1942 the Japanese if directed for Guadalcanal. In the day the 7 of August Americans had disembarked in the island for the one against attack. One to after bloody battles, the retaken ones had been happening.
In January of l943, after to lose Guadalcanal the Japanese command perceived that the end was next. In the Christmas of l944 the resistance in the Leyte island finished and in a three of January of l944 American fleet Luzon Phillipino weighed anchor for landing in the main island. In the final battles the Japanese had used great amount of attacks camicases and had fought with terrible determination, but the ratio of soldiers who if had relieved was well bigger. Its losses had been of 110.000 soldiers against 45.000 Americans. Isolated, without essential supplying and with the production for the finished war, Japan if refused to capitulate in the unconditional terms of the allies. It was determined then the atomic bombing on the islands, Hiroshima, six of August of l945 and Nakasaki in day nine of August. In the two of October of l945 on board the Missouri ship Japanese they had capitulated.