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By Kents Roberts Greenfield

U.S. military in international struggle II. Pictorial Record.Compelling selection of b/w images that correctly depicts the lifetime of the soldier, sailor, airman, and marine as they fought the japanese around the sizeable Pacific. Profusely illustrated with the Armys authentic images.

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33 34 PHILIPPINES CAMOUFLAGED 155-MM. GUN M1918 (GPF) parked on the Gerona–Tarlac road, December 1941. S. troops to withdraw to the south. S. troops were driven back ten miles to Gapan. After another enemy attack they fell back twenty miles farther. A secondary enemy attack at Tarlac failed to achieve important gains. S. force protected the withdrawal of the southern force by a delaying action. All troops were beginning to converge in the vicinity of Manila and the Bataan Peninsula. PHILIPPINES 35 N AERIAL VIEW OF CORREGIDOR ISLAND off the tip of Bataan.

GUN M1918 (GPF) parked on the Gerona–Tarlac road, December 1941. S. troops to withdraw to the south. S. troops were driven back ten miles to Gapan. After another enemy attack they fell back twenty miles farther. A secondary enemy attack at Tarlac failed to achieve important gains. S. force protected the withdrawal of the southern force by a delaying action. All troops were beginning to converge in the vicinity of Manila and the Bataan Peninsula. PHILIPPINES 35 N AERIAL VIEW OF CORREGIDOR ISLAND off the tip of Bataan.

The f irst of the attacks was carried out against Kwajalein, Taroa, Wotje, and other atolls in the Marshall Islands, as well as Makin in the Gilbert Islands. On 24 February a task force made a successful air and naval bombardment against Wake. S. cruiser f iring at Wake, 24 February 1942 (bottom). The aircraft carrier Enterprise, two cruisers, and seven destroyers comprised the task force attacking the island of Wake. The Enterprise and two cruisers were the main ships used during the Marcus Island attack, 1,200 miles from Japan.

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