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The campaign on New Britain

Author: Frank O Hough; John A Crown; United States. Marine Corps.
Publisher: [Washington] Historical Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, 1952.
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United States. Marine Corps.
Campaign on New Britain.
[Washington] Historical Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, 1952
(OCoLC)563965563
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank O Hough; John A Crown; United States. Marine Corps.
OCLC Number: 1283735
Description: viii, 220 pages illustrations, portraits, maps (some folded, some color) 27 cm
Contents: Background. Geographical notes ; Historical summary ; Japanese offensive operations ; Target : Rabaul ; The Japanese on New Britain --
Concept and high level planning. The southwest Pacific area ; Strategic considerations ; Tactical planning --
Final preparations. Training and reequipment ; Intelligence planning ; Naval and air participation ; Logistics ; Loading out --
The enemy. Strength and organization ; Terrain and dispositions ; Morale and physical condition --
Cape Gloucester D-day. Thunder at dawn ; The "damp flat" ; The gunners had their problems ; Never a dull moment ; The monsoon ; The misconceptions of Matsuda ; Summing up --
Seizure of the airdrome. Advance of the 1st marines ; Supply and perimeter problems ; Enter the 5th Marines ; The first gets there first ; Behind the airdrome ; Green beach ; "Happy New Year" --
Drive to the southeast. The ADC command group ; Colonel Katayama guesses wrong ; Suicide creek ; Aogiri ridge ; The final objective --
Flight and pursuit. The vanishing enemy ; Operations in the high ground ; Eastern area patrols ; The Katabasis of Jiro Sato ; The Itni patrol ; Rooke island --
Flashback : action at Arawe. Concept of mission ; Arawe Z-day ; The first twelve days ; Enter Tobuse and Komori ; Komori makes a noble resolve ; Disillusionment of a "hero" --
Talasea. Eastward to Talasea ; D-day at beach red ; Bitokara, Talasea and Waru ; The Navy at Willaumez ; The fifth mops up --
Long trail a'winding. Sato, Komori & company ; Contact at Kandoka ; Further patrolling by 1st Marines ; Journey's end --
Conclusion. The Marines depart ; Summing up ; Epilogue.
Responsibility: [by] Frank O. Hough, USMCR [and] John A. Crown, USMCR.

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