Luzon 1945

Author: Clayton Chun
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472816293
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Emphasizing the differences in Japanese and American strategy, and detailing the combat operations of the campaign, this volume tells the story of how MacArthur kept his promise to return and liberate the Philippines.

History Of United States Naval Operations In World War Ii

Author: Samuel Eliot Morison
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252070648
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Not until April 1945, during the Okinawa campaign, when it was impossible to
suppress the news any longer, did the Pentagon break one of the greatest news
stories of the war. It so happened that the kamikaze story ... profiting by bitter
experiences, has at last evolved a sound defensive plan against carrier attacks.
He has coordinated and ... 76) stares that during the Philippines campaigns 26.8
per cent of the kamikazes hit a ship and 1.9 per cent sank one. This was almost
double the ...

The Final Victories

Author: Marshall Cavendish Corporation
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
ISBN: 9780761449508
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Yet several questions dominated U. S. planning for the new year: How could the
U. S. achieve final victory and how many lives would it cost? The best guess was
that the end would not come until 1946 and at a terrible cost in U. S. and
Japanese lives. Evidence from three battles in early 1945 supported this view.
The first stage of the Philippines campaign ended with the retaking of Leyte in
December 1944. The next phase was the liberation of Luzon, the main island and
location of ...

The Infantry S Armor

Author: Harry Yeide
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811705951
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65. 66. 67. 68. ations of the Los Banos Force (1st Battalion, 511th Parachute
Infantry, and 1st Battalion, 188th Glider Infantry), 11th Airborne Division, in the
Liberation of Internees from the Los Banos Internment Camp, Luzon, Philippine
Islands, 23 February 1945 (Luzon Campaign) (Personal Experience of a
Battalion Operations Officer),” submitted for the Advanced Infantry Officers
Course, 1947–1948, the Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia. Smith, Triumph
in the Philippines, 190.

Over The Beach

Author: Donald W. Boose
Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 9780980123678
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A dramatic account that focuses on the actions of two Japanese and two
American commanders during the battle is Evan Thomas, Sea of Thunder: Four
Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945 (New York, NY:
Simon & Schuster, 2006). 167. Heavey, Down Ramp!, 133-142. Samuel Eliot
Morison, History of United States Naval Operations in World War II: The
Liberation of the Philippines: Luzon, Mindanao, the Visayas, 1944-1945 (Boston,
MA: Little, Brown and ...


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In Kiangan, Yamashita finally surrendered to the joint Filipino-American Forces in
1945, signifying the final liberation of the Philippines from the Japanese forces.
Ifugao Subprovince was created into a ... GGD ISABE LA I SAB E LA, considered
as the second biggest province in Luzon, is bounded by the provinces of
Cagayan on the north, Nueva Vizcaya and Quezon on the south, the Pacific
Ocean on the west and the Mountain Province on the west. The province has a
land area of ...

The Original Tomcat

Author: Jackson Sellers
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781465320742
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Two days later, just west of the central Philippine Islands, she topped off from the
USS Patuxent (AO44), receiving a mere 477 barrels, perhaps the last drop the
oiler could give. Captain Acuff's tankers had fed the hungry task ... This was the
Philippine Liberation Ribbon, awarded with one engagement star for the Leyte
Gulf campaign (October to November 1944) and another for the Luzon campaign
(December 1944 to April 1945). In addition, everyone aboard the ship during
those ...

Implacable Foes

Author: Waldo Heinrichs
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019061675X
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War in the Pacific, 1944-1945 Waldo Heinrichs, Marc Gallicchio. abandoned ...
Philippines. The plan called for nine landings involving twenty-nine divisions.
With a command of seventeen divisions, including two to be borrowed from
Nimitz for Leyte, most of his divisions would be engaging in more than one
operation. The campaign ... 36 The plan, known as Reno V, was extensive,
calling for the seizure of Leyte and Luzon and minor operations in the central and
southern Philippines.

The Pacific War

Author: Daniel Marston
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1849087261
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Following the end of the Luzon campaign, the Sixth Army began to prepare for
the invasion of Japan. Meanwhile, the Eighth Army undertook a series of
amphibious operations throughout the southern Philippines to eliminate large
pockets of Japanese. These operations helped liberate extensive areas, but did
not contribute directly to the defeat of Japan. The same criticism can be leveled at
the Australian Army's campaigns in Bougainville and New Guinea in 1945.
MacArthur was, at ...

Hirohito S War

Author: Francis Pike
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1350021229
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The Pacific War, 1941-1945 Francis Pike. MacArthur's liberation has destroyed ...
65 In all, the liberation of the Philippines that MacArthur had sworn would be 'low
cost' accounted for 60,628 American troops killed, wounded or missing in action.
It was a testament to the ... As the final battles for Manila's citadel were being
fought, 'Joe' Swing pulled Major Henry Burgess and his 1st Battalion of the 511th
Parachute Infantry out of the battle for Fort McKinlay. Burgess, a Wyoming
rancher, ...