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Main Title Campaign in the Marianas /
Author Crowl, Philip A.
Publisher Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army : U.S. Govt. Print. Off.,
Year Published 1960
OCLC Number 01354431
Subjects World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Mariana Islands. ; Mariana Islands--History--20th century. ; Military campaigns. ; Schlacht. ; Seeherrschaft. ; Weltkrieg (1939-1945) ; Japan. ; Pazifischer Raum. ; USA.
Additional Subjects World War (1939-1945)
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ERAM  D769.A533 1959 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 01/17/2017 STATUS
Collation xix, 505 pages : illustrations, maps (some folded color, in pocket), portraits ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
The fight for Saipan, Tinian, and Guam, including an account of Marine and Navy participation. Background of strategy -- The Marianas -- Saipan -- Planning the invasion -- The enemy -- Invasion -- Capture of Aslito Airfield -- Supporting arms and operations -- The capture of Nafutan Point -- The fight for Central Saipan, I -- Smith versus Smith -- The fight for Central Saipan, II -- The capture of Northern Saipan -- Tinian -- American and Japanese plans -- Invasion and capture -- Guam -- Plans and preparations -- The enemy -- The fight for the beachhead -- The assault completed: 25-30 July -- Pursuit to the North -- Guam secured -- Conclusion: Fruits of victory.