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Breaching the Marianas the battle for Saipan by John C. Chapin

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Published by History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor] in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Saipan,
  • Northern Mariana Islands,
  • Saipan.

Subjects:

  • United States. Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Northern Mariana Islands -- Saipan.,
  • Saipan -- History, Military.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesBattle for Saipan.
Statementby John C. Chapin.
SeriesMarines in World War II commemorative series
ContributionsUnited States. Marine Corps. History and Museums Division.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD767.99.S3 C43 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1207089M
LC Control Number94202052
OCLC/WorldCa30065053

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4) Capt James R. Stockman, USMC, Campaign for the Marianas (Washington: Historical Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, ). 5) Capt Edmund G. Love, USA, The 27th Infantry Division in World War II (Washington: Infantry Journal Press, ). In addition, there is a wide variety of other literature on the Saipan operation. BREACHING THE MARIANAS: The Battle for Saipan by Captain John C. Chapin U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (Ret) D+24, 9 July It was to be the final day of a long, grueling campaign. The 6th and 8th Marines came down from the hills to the last western beaches, while the 4th Marine Division. Emperor Hirohito was now forced to consider a diplomatic settlement of the war. The militaristic General Tojo, the Premier, and his entire cabinet fell from power on 18 July, nine days after Saipan's loss. The lessons learned in this campaign would be observed in future American operations. Edwin P. Hoyt provides in "TO THE MARIANAS: War in the Central Pacific, " an apt and comprehensive summation of the crucial battles in the Central Pacific -- as waged in the Marshalls and Marianas Islands between late January and August /5.

  Breaching the Marianas: The Battle for Saipan Series Title: Marines in World War II, Commemorative Series Language: English: LoC Class: D History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: World War II () Subject: United States. Marine Corps -- History -- World War, Subject: World War, -- Campaigns -- Northern Mariana Islands -- Saipan. BREACHING THE MARIANAS: The Battle for Saipan by Captain John C. Chapin U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (Ret) D+4-D+7, June The most critical event of 19 June (and perhaps the most important of the whole Saipan campaign) took place at sea, well out of sight of the infantrymen ashore. "Breaching the Marianas: The Battle for Saipan" by John C. Chapin. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we Brand: Good Press.   Book from Project Gutenberg: Breaching the Marianas: The Battle for Saipan.