World War II had big impact for development in the history of Pacific Northwest. America has contact with Asia between the years 1931-1945 and Europe between the years 1939-1945. Moreover, America became officially neutral with the war until 1941 but in fact, they have been supporting their allies since 1940 and become ally with the British in August 1941. However, the Japanese had attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in December 7 1941 which created some hostility between them. America had war with Japan in early 1941 and Germany in September 1941. World War II has many influences on Pacific Northwest such as: employment and income, migration, military installations, new communities, etc.
Employment during the World War II has high demand for workers
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