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The Marshall Islands 1944: ''Operation Flintlock, the capture of Kwajalein and Eniwetok''

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The Marshall Islands 1944: ''Operation Flintlock, the capture of Kwajalein and Eniwetok''
Gordon Rottman, Howard Gerrard
Type: eBook
Publisher: Osprey
Page Count: 98
Format: pdf
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1841768510
ISBN-13: 9781841768519
Following the capture of Tarawa in November 1943, American eyes turned to the Marshall Islands.The Marshall Islands 1944: ... Textbook These were the next vital stepping-stone across the Pacific towards Japan, and would bring the islands of Guam and Saipan within the reach of US forces. In their first amphibious attack, the new 4th Marine Division landed on Roi and Namur islands on 1 February 1944, while US 7th Division landed on Kwajalein. At the time this was the longest shore-to-shore amphibious assault in history. The lessons of the bloody fighting on Tarawa had been well learned and the successful attack on the Marshalls set the pattern for future amphibious operations in the Pacific War. From the Publisher Highly visual guides to history's greatest conflicts, detailing the command strategies, tactics, and experiences of the opposing forces throughout each campaign, and concluding with a guide to the battlefields today.

The Marshall Islands 1944: ''Operation Flintlock, the capture of Kwajalein and Eniwetok''

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