Japan wanted to be in control of most of eastern Asia and the islands of the which ocean?
Japan wanted to be in control of almost all of East Asia and the islands of the Pacific Ocean. They pursued this effort under the guise of the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere.
Japan sought control of the islands of the Pacific Ocean. This is why Japanese forces invaded the island of New Guinea, as a place from which to launch numerous attacks in the Pacific.
The Axis powers were trying to take over other nations. Germany wanted to control Europe, Japan wanted to control the Islands of the Pacific. Allied powers wanted to stop them.
Japan and the Philippines
access to rubber and oil expansion improved trade fishing OW
The Kuril Islands are the islands that Russia controls northeast of Japan. The Kuril Islands are officially under the Russian jurisdiction.
Japan, Taiwan and The Phillippines.
Japan wanted to be like the European countries and control needed resources. They wanted to control the entire Pacific region.
Japan attacked the Midway Islands because it wanted to prevent the US from having control of the western half of the Pacific ocean. The Battle of Midway occurred in June of 1942.
They wanted their oil and other resources that were not on the Japan islands. They also wanted to be the rulers of the Asian world.
Japan wanted to control China for land and natural resources. The Japanese thought they were the "superrace" and wanted other countries to fear them.
There are thousands of them. The biggest ones are Australia Madagascar the islands of Indonesia the islands of Japan Sri Lanka Taiwan the islands of the UK and Ireland the islands of the Philippines
The Axis powers were trying to take over other nations. Germany wanted to control Europe, Japan wanted to control the Islands of the Pacific. Allied powers wanted to stop them. -I should add that neither the Japanese or Germans ever had any intention of 'taking over' the USA land or resources, despite what the top poster has stated.
Control of the Pacific Islands was essential in order to build a base from which military power could be directly applied to the main islands of Japan.
Japan wanted to get control of all Asia.
He was disappionted that Russia didnt declare war on Japan and wanted to control countries in Eastern Europe
You are in a chain of islands off the eastern coast of Asia and you are famous for Godzilla What city are you?
Japan hoped to control both a, the pacific island, and b, eastern chine.
Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei.
Japan is an archipelago consisting of four major islands on the Eastern edge of Asia. Its closest neighboring country is Russia.
Hitler wanted to control Europe. Japan wanted to control the Pacific. The feeling was that if the Allies were busy on two war fronts, they would be far weaker giving both Germany AND Japan a better chance to win.
The Japanese and Americans fought for control of the islands of Attu and Kiska which are part of the Aleutian islands .
The large Island located off the Eastern Coast of Asia is the island country of Japan. Japan is made up of 6,852 islands. The Sea of Japan is to the East and the Pacific Ocean is to the West of the Island.
Haiti is country in west India and japan is country situated on chain of islands off the eastern coast of Asia so that is the differences!
Japan wanted control of the Pacific. They hoped that if they bombed Pearl Harbor, that America would be unable to do anything about Japan having control of China, Korea, Philippines, and even Australia.
How did the location of the Philippine Islands make them important to both Japan and the US in World War 2?
In simple terms the Philippine Islands was crucial to Japan's effort to control the Southwest Pacific, seize the resource-rich Dutch East Indies, and protect its Southeast Asia flank. For the U.S, control of these islands would hurt the Japanese war effort and provide the U.S. with much needed bases near Japan, from which they could control this area, and launch attacks on Japan.
Japan wanted to take over East Aisa and the pacific. :)
The Nazis wanted to take over all of Europe and eliminate all Jewish people I think Italy wanted whatever Germany wanted im pretty sure they just sided with Germany so Germany wouldn't invade them and beat them bloody Japan wanted to take control of all the Pacific Islands to create and island empire
Japan has approxomently 2,865 islands
They attacked it because they wanted to expand their territory more to the east af the Doolittle raid.
Japan, Yes but not Easter Europe. Eastern Europe was controlled by the communist USSR. The USA only held up to West Berlin.
Japan is made up of islands, so its harder to make sure every thing is intact.
During World War II, Japan controlled the Northern Marianas including Guam, Cambodia, Korea, Laos, Vietnam, and part of China. They wanted to control them-and they did.
Japan was a small, densely populated nation. Japan wanted to modernize, but needed raw materials, cheap labor, and markets for manufactured goods.
Japan is considered part of Asia. The islands of Japan are off the northeastern and eastern coast of the Asian mainland. Japan is part of the Asian continent. It is an island nation lying to the east of China, North Korea, South Korea, and Russia.
there are four main islands in japan
Japan is an archipelago of 6852 islands.
Japan has a total of 6,852 islands.
Japan has four main islands: hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and kyushu. But, Japan actually has over 1000 islands, but only around 30 inhabit citizens. Why does Japan have so many islands? Well, thousands of years ago, Japan was one large island. Japan was covered with ice caps and glaciers. the glaciers melted, which rose the sea level around Japan, separating Japan into islands. japan consists of other smaller islands such as Okinawa, and the Ryuku Islands.
Besides the four main islands, Japan has about 3,000 small islands.
Japan wanted to cut of supplies to China which it had attacked three years earlier in its quest to control the Pacific Ocean.
The Hawaiian Islands are about halfway between the United States on the eastern rim of the Pacific Ocean and the Japanese archipelago on the western rim of the Pacific.
Japan is an archepelago of 6,852 islands total.
Japan has only four major islands.
Japan has 6852 islands.
the western allies wanted the U.S.S.R to join the war agianst Japan
Japan has Japanese Alps, and not all of Japan has mountains. Nearly 70% of Japan is covered in mountains and volcanoes. Japan consists of 6,852 islands, and non-volcanic islands (such as coral islands) are very flat.
Japan had 55 operating nuclear power plants connected to their electrical grid. Three of these, on the north eastern side of the islands, were damaged or destroyed by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
A territorial dispute between Japan and Russia that is holding up a peace treaty between the two countries involves four tiny islands that belong to what chain?
Chain of Kuril Islands. The Northern Territories dispute or Kuril Islands dispute is a dispute between Russia and Japan and also the Ainu people over control of South Kuril Islands.
There are roughly 6,852 islands that make up Japan But there are approx 4 main islands okiedokie