Operation A

Japanese strategy

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World War II

  • Churchill, Winston; Truman, Harry; Stalin, Joseph
    In World War II: The central Pacific

    …a new defense plan, “Operation A,” relying on their remaining 1,055 land-based aircraft in the Marianas, in the Carolines, and in western New Guinea and on timely and decisive intervention by a sea force, which should include nine aircraft carriers with 450 aircraft. But in the spring of 1944…

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