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The approach to the Philippines

Author: Robert Ross Smith
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army, 1953.
Series: United States Army in World War II., War in the Pacific.
Edition/Format:   Book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Smith, Robert Ross.
Approach to the Philippines.
Washington, Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army, 1953
(OCoLC)570739529
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Ross Smith
OCLC Number: 1260896
Description: xviii, 623 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps (some folded color ; 1 in pocket), charts ; 26 cm.
Contents: 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.
Series Title: United States Army in World War II., War in the Pacific.
Responsibility: by Robert Ross Smith.

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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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