The approach to the Philippines /

Operations of Allied forces in the Southwest Pacific from April through October 1944 told generally at the level of the regimental combat team₂the infantry regiment with its supporting artillery, engineer, tank, medical, and other units.

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Main Author: Smith, Robert Ross (Author)
Format: Government Document eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC : Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army, 1953.
Series:United States Army in World War II. War in the Pacific.
Philippine law collection.
Military and government.
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505 0 |a The strategic background -- Planning and preparation for the Hollandia-Aitape Operation -- The Hollandia Operation -- The Japanese: Pearl Harbor through Hollandia -- Prelude to the Battle of the Driniumor -- Deployment for battle -- The Battle of the Driniumor, phase I: the 18th Army attacks -- The Battle of Driniumor, phase II: the 18th Army retreats -- The seizure of Wakde Island -- Lone Tree Hill: the initial attacks -- Lone Tree Hill and beyond -- Biak: the plan, the landing, and the enemy -- West to Mokmer Drome -- Frustration at Mokmer Drome -- The Japanese reinforce Biak -- Biak: the reduction of the Japanese pockets -- Operations on Noemfoor Island -- Airfields on the Vogelkop Peninsula -- The Palaus and Morotai: strategic and tactical planning -- The Morotai operation -- The landings on Peleliu and Angaur -- The reduction of Northwestern Angaur -- Securing Peleliu Island -- Peleliu: the last resistance -- Conclusion: the results and the costs. 
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