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The fall of the Philippines, by Louis Morton

Label
The fall of the Philippines
Title
The fall of the Philippines
Statement of responsibility
by Louis Morton
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A detailed description of the three-month defense of Bataan, the siege of Corregidor, the soldier[alpha]s life in the crowded intimacy of Malinta Tunnel, MacArthur[alpha]s evacuation, and the surrender of 78,000 American and Allied troops
Member of
Cataloging source
DXU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morton, Louis
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
United States
Series statement
United States Army in World War II : The war in the Pacific
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Philippines
  • Philippines
  • Corregidor Island (Philippines)
Target audience
adult
Label
The fall of the Philippines, by Louis Morton
Link
http://www.history.army.mil/html/books/005/5-2-1/index.html
Instantiates
Publication
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
  • PART ONE. Prewar plans and preparations. The Philippine Islands -- The islands -- The Philippine army -- U.S. Army Forces, Far East -- The recall of General MacArthur -- The organization of USAFFE -- U.S. Army in the Philippines -- Philippine Army: mobilization and training -- The reinforcement of the Philippines -- Ground forces -- Air forces -- Naval forces -- Summary -- Prewar plans, Japanese and American -- The Japanese plan -- The plan of defense -- The last days of peace -- PART TWO. The isolation of the Philippines and the Japanese landings -- The first days of war -- The attack on Clark Field -- The fleet moves south -- The Japanese gain air and naval supremacy -- The first landings -- Batan Island -- The landings on North Luzon -- The Legaspi landing -- Landings in the south -- The impact of war -- The main landings -- The Lingayen landing -- Consolidating the Lingayen beachhead -- The Lamon Bay landings -- Strategy and logistics -- The Pensacola convoy -- Far East and Pacific strategy -- The base in Australia -- PART THREE. The withdrawal of Bataan -- The withdrawal begins -- "WPO-3 is in effect" -- The North Luzon force plan -- To the Tarlac-Cabanatuan line -- Supply -- The Tarlac-Cabanatuan line -- Withdrawal in the south -- Withdrawal from Mauban -- Withdrawal from Atimonan -- Out of South Luzon -- Holding the road to Bataan -- The defense of Calumpit -- The D-5 line: Bamban-Arayat -- Escape through San Fernando -- Into Bataan -- The Guagua-Porac line -- Behind the gates -- The end of an era -- The occupation of Manila -- Strategic views on the Philippines --
  • PART FOUR. The siege of Bataan -- Setting the state -- The American position -- The status of supply -- The enemy and his plan -- The first battle of Bataan -- Attack against II Corps: The Abucay line -- Attack against I Corps: The Mauban line -- The Abucay line is turned -- The withdrawal -- The battle of the points -- The service command area -- Longoskawayan and Quinauan Points -- Anyasan and Silaiim Points -- Trail 2 and the pockets -- The Orion-Bagac line -- The fight for Trail 2 -- The pocket fights -- The Japanese withdrawal -- Command -- The evacuation of MacArthur -- Wainwright assumes command -- The battling bastards -- Food and clothing -- Health -- Morale -- "Help is on the way" -- Running the blockade -- Last efforts -- Preparations for battle -- The American line -- Japanese preparations -- Prelude to attack -- The final Japanese offensive -- Capture of Mt. Samat -- 6 April: the day of decision -- The disintegration of II Corps -- 7 April: disintegration -- 8 April: chaos -- Surrender -- PART FIVE. Corregidor and the Southern Islands -- The siege of Corregidor -- The harbor defenses of Manila Bay -- The first aerial and artillery attacks -- The second aerial bombardment -- The southern islands -- The islands and their defenses -- The Visayas -- Mindanao -- Japanese plans and American defenses -- The Japanese plan -- The American defenses -- The last twenty-seven days -- The preliminary bombardment -- Health and food -- The preassault bombardment -- The fall of Corregidor -- The end of resistance -- General Wainwright's orders -- The surrender of Corregidor -- Surrender in the south
Control code
20143569
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvii, 626 pages
Lccn
53063678
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some folded color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm29293689
  • (OCoLC)29293689
Label
The fall of the Philippines, by Louis Morton
Link
http://www.history.army.mil/html/books/005/5-2-1/index.html
Publication
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
  • PART ONE. Prewar plans and preparations. The Philippine Islands -- The islands -- The Philippine army -- U.S. Army Forces, Far East -- The recall of General MacArthur -- The organization of USAFFE -- U.S. Army in the Philippines -- Philippine Army: mobilization and training -- The reinforcement of the Philippines -- Ground forces -- Air forces -- Naval forces -- Summary -- Prewar plans, Japanese and American -- The Japanese plan -- The plan of defense -- The last days of peace -- PART TWO. The isolation of the Philippines and the Japanese landings -- The first days of war -- The attack on Clark Field -- The fleet moves south -- The Japanese gain air and naval supremacy -- The first landings -- Batan Island -- The landings on North Luzon -- The Legaspi landing -- Landings in the south -- The impact of war -- The main landings -- The Lingayen landing -- Consolidating the Lingayen beachhead -- The Lamon Bay landings -- Strategy and logistics -- The Pensacola convoy -- Far East and Pacific strategy -- The base in Australia -- PART THREE. The withdrawal of Bataan -- The withdrawal begins -- "WPO-3 is in effect" -- The North Luzon force plan -- To the Tarlac-Cabanatuan line -- Supply -- The Tarlac-Cabanatuan line -- Withdrawal in the south -- Withdrawal from Mauban -- Withdrawal from Atimonan -- Out of South Luzon -- Holding the road to Bataan -- The defense of Calumpit -- The D-5 line: Bamban-Arayat -- Escape through San Fernando -- Into Bataan -- The Guagua-Porac line -- Behind the gates -- The end of an era -- The occupation of Manila -- Strategic views on the Philippines --
  • PART FOUR. The siege of Bataan -- Setting the state -- The American position -- The status of supply -- The enemy and his plan -- The first battle of Bataan -- Attack against II Corps: The Abucay line -- Attack against I Corps: The Mauban line -- The Abucay line is turned -- The withdrawal -- The battle of the points -- The service command area -- Longoskawayan and Quinauan Points -- Anyasan and Silaiim Points -- Trail 2 and the pockets -- The Orion-Bagac line -- The fight for Trail 2 -- The pocket fights -- The Japanese withdrawal -- Command -- The evacuation of MacArthur -- Wainwright assumes command -- The battling bastards -- Food and clothing -- Health -- Morale -- "Help is on the way" -- Running the blockade -- Last efforts -- Preparations for battle -- The American line -- Japanese preparations -- Prelude to attack -- The final Japanese offensive -- Capture of Mt. Samat -- 6 April: the day of decision -- The disintegration of II Corps -- 7 April: disintegration -- 8 April: chaos -- Surrender -- PART FIVE. Corregidor and the Southern Islands -- The siege of Corregidor -- The harbor defenses of Manila Bay -- The first aerial and artillery attacks -- The second aerial bombardment -- The southern islands -- The islands and their defenses -- The Visayas -- Mindanao -- Japanese plans and American defenses -- The Japanese plan -- The American defenses -- The last twenty-seven days -- The preliminary bombardment -- Health and food -- The preassault bombardment -- The fall of Corregidor -- The end of resistance -- General Wainwright's orders -- The surrender of Corregidor -- Surrender in the south
Control code
20143569
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvii, 626 pages
Lccn
53063678
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some folded color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm29293689
  • (OCoLC)29293689

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