Victory in Japan (VJ Day) Americans Atomic Bomb casualties Fatman Hiroshima invasion Japan Little Boy longer Nagasaki three years Use the words in the box above to complete the description of VJ Day. The war in the Pacific lasted ________________than the European war. The______________________ had done most of the fighting against the Japanese, and it had taken them______________________ to bring their forces close enough to bomb Japan. The American military had already suffered____________________ about a million, and they calculated that an ___________________of Japan would cost at least a million more. The_______________________ would allow the USA to attack Japan with far less American casualties. August 6, 1945 - atomic bomb “____________________ ” dropped on ________________, Japan. August 9, 1945 - atomic bomb “____________________ ” dropped on ________________, Japan September 2, 1945 - Victory in______________________ ; Japan surrenders to the USA Conclusion atomic bomb death camps weapons destructive racism World War II was the most_______________________ war in human history. Both Allied and Axis powers suffered massive destruction and loss of life. Two of the casualties were Hitler and Mussolini. The discovery of the ________________________________of Europe and the aftermath of the________________________________ in Japan drove home to Americans just how damaging _________________and uncontrolled arms, or ___________________, build-ups could be. This would have far-reaching effects throughout the rest of the century.