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The approach to the Philippines, by Robert Ross Smith

Label
The approach to the Philippines
Title
The approach to the Philippines
Statement of responsibility
by Robert Ross Smith
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Operations of Allied forces in the Southwest Pacific from April through October 1944 told generally at the level of the regimental combat team2the infantry regiment with its supporting artillery, engineer, tank, medical, and other units
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Smith, Robert Ross
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • charts
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Center of Military History
Series statement
United States Army in World War II: The war in the Pacific
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
The approach to the Philippines, by Robert Ross Smith
Link
http://www.history.army.mil/html/books/005/5-8-1/index.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • [Copyright 1953 by Orlando Ward.]
  • Document for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, cloth, $5.50
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The strategic background -- Planning and preparation for the Hollandia-Aitape Operation -- The Hollandia Operation -- The Japanese: Pearl Harbor through Hollandia -- Prelude to the Battle of the Driniumor -- Deployment for battle -- The Battle of the Driniumor, phase I: the 18th Army attacks -- The Battle of Driniumor, phase II: the 18th Army retreats -- The seizure of Wakde Island -- Lone Tree Hill: the initial attacks -- Lone Tree Hill and beyond -- Biak: the plan, the landing, and the enemy -- West to Mokmer Drome -- Frustration at Mokmer Drome -- The Japanese reinforce Biak -- Biak: the reduction of the Japanese pockets -- Operations on Noemfoor Island -- Airfields on the Vogelkop Peninsula -- The Palaus and Morotai: strategic and tactical planning -- The Morotai operation -- The landings on Peleliu and Angaur -- The reduction of Northwestern Angaur -- Securing Peleliu Island -- Peleliu: the last resistance -- Conclusion: the results and the costs
Control code
21648198
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xviii, 623 pages
Lccn
53060474
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, maps (some folded color ; 1 in pocket), charts
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1260896
  • (OCoLC)1260896
Label
The approach to the Philippines, by Robert Ross Smith
Link
http://www.history.army.mil/html/books/005/5-8-1/index.html
Publication
Note
  • [Copyright 1953 by Orlando Ward.]
  • Document for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, cloth, $5.50
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The strategic background -- Planning and preparation for the Hollandia-Aitape Operation -- The Hollandia Operation -- The Japanese: Pearl Harbor through Hollandia -- Prelude to the Battle of the Driniumor -- Deployment for battle -- The Battle of the Driniumor, phase I: the 18th Army attacks -- The Battle of Driniumor, phase II: the 18th Army retreats -- The seizure of Wakde Island -- Lone Tree Hill: the initial attacks -- Lone Tree Hill and beyond -- Biak: the plan, the landing, and the enemy -- West to Mokmer Drome -- Frustration at Mokmer Drome -- The Japanese reinforce Biak -- Biak: the reduction of the Japanese pockets -- Operations on Noemfoor Island -- Airfields on the Vogelkop Peninsula -- The Palaus and Morotai: strategic and tactical planning -- The Morotai operation -- The landings on Peleliu and Angaur -- The reduction of Northwestern Angaur -- Securing Peleliu Island -- Peleliu: the last resistance -- Conclusion: the results and the costs
Control code
21648198
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xviii, 623 pages
Lccn
53060474
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, maps (some folded color ; 1 in pocket), charts
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1260896
  • (OCoLC)1260896

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