Us Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations (3) : 1944-45 Paperback / softback
Part of the Battle Orders S. series
The year 1945 saw the execution of three of the Marine Corps' largest and most vicious battles - Peleliu, Okinawa and Iwo Jima - and the Marines' performance in these arenas reflected the massive changes that had taken place in the Corps over the preceeding four years.
These battles, the recent re-organisations, new units and weapons systems were intended to prepare the Marines for the planned invasion of Japan in November 1945.
In this companion volume to Order of Battle volumes 1 and 7, Gordon Rottman studies this re-organisation in detail, discussing new assault units, provisional combat support groups, and service units.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 96 pages, 62ill.4col.ill.
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 22/10/2004
- Category: General & world history
- ISBN: 9781841766591