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The fall of the Philippines

Author: Louis Morton
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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A detailed description of the three-month defense of Bataan, the siege of Corregidor, the soldier[alpha]s life in the crowded intimacy of Malinta Tunnel, MacArthur[alpha]s evacuation, and the surrender of 78,000 American and Allied troops.
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Genre/Form: History
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Morton, Louis.
Fall of the Philippines.
Washington, D.C. : Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army, 1953
(OCoLC)569658583
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Morton
OCLC Number: 29293689
Description: xvii, 626 pages : illustrations, maps (some folded color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: PART ONE. Prewar plans and preparations. The Philippine Islands --
The islands --
The Philippine army --
U.S. Army Forces, Far East --
The recall of General MacArthur --
The organization of USAFFE --
U.S. Army in the Philippines --
Philippine Army: mobilization and training --
The reinforcement of the Philippines --
Ground forces --
Air forces --
Naval forces --
Summary --
Prewar plans, Japanese and American --
The Japanese plan --
The plan of defense --
The last days of peace --
PART TWO. The isolation of the Philippines and the Japanese landings --
The first days of war --
The attack on Clark Field --
The fleet moves south --
The Japanese gain air and naval supremacy --
The first landings --
Batan Island --
The landings on North Luzon --
The Legaspi landing --
Landings in the south --
The impact of war --
The main landings --
The Lingayen landing --
Consolidating the Lingayen beachhead --
The Lamon Bay landings --
Strategy and logistics --
The Pensacola convoy --
Far East and Pacific strategy --
The base in Australia --
PART THREE. The withdrawal of Bataan --
The withdrawal begins --
"WPO-3 is in effect" --
The North Luzon force plan --
To the Tarlac-Cabanatuan line --
Supply --
The Tarlac-Cabanatuan line --
Withdrawal in the south --
Withdrawal from Mauban --
Withdrawal from Atimonan --
Out of South Luzon --
Holding the road to Bataan --
The defense of Calumpit --
The D-5 line: Bamban-Arayat --
Escape through San Fernando --
Into Bataan --
The Guagua-Porac line --
Behind the gates --
The end of an era --
The occupation of Manila --
Strategic views on the Philippines. PART FOUR. The siege of Bataan --
Setting the state --
The American position --
The status of supply --
The enemy and his plan --
The first battle of Bataan --
Attack against II Corps: The Abucay line --
Attack against I Corps: The Mauban line --
The Abucay line is turned --
The withdrawal --
The battle of the points --
The service command area --
Longoskawayan and Quinauan Points --
Anyasan and Silaiim Points --
Trail 2 and the pockets --
The Orion-Bagac line --
The fight for Trail 2 --
The pocket fights --
The Japanese withdrawal --
Command --
The evacuation of MacArthur --
Wainwright assumes command --
The battling bastards --
Food and clothing --
Health --
Morale --
"Help is on the way" --
Running the blockade --
Last efforts --
Preparations for battle --
The American line --
Japanese preparations --
Prelude to attack --
The final Japanese offensive --
Capture of Mt. Samat --
6 April: the day of decision --
The disintegration of II Corps --
7 April: disintegration --
8 April: chaos --
Surrender --
PART FIVE. Corregidor and the Southern Islands --
The siege of Corregidor --
The harbor defenses of Manila Bay --
The first aerial and artillery attacks --
The second aerial bombardment --
The southern islands --
The islands and their defenses --
The Visayas --
Mindanao --
Japanese plans and American defenses --
The Japanese plan --
The American defenses --
The last twenty-seven days --
The preliminary bombardment --
Health and food --
The preassault bombardment --
The fall of Corregidor --
The end of resistance --
General Wainwright's orders --
The surrender of Corregidor --
Surrender in the south.
Series Title: United States Army in World War II., War in the Pacific.
Responsibility: by Louis Morton.

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A detailed description of the three-month defense of Bataan, the siege of Corregidor, the soldier[alpha]s life in the crowded intimacy of Malinta Tunnel, MacArthur[alpha]s evacuation, and the surrender of 78,000 American and Allied troops.

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