BATTLE OF THE PACIFIC: We Have Not Yet Begun

The job of beating Japan has only been started. It is not even certain that Japan has been stopped.

Concentrated Diversion? Since Nov. 15 the restless Jap has made no major offensive moves. He seems for the time being to have given up much thought of retaking Guadalcanal: each of his tries there had been disasters. Reconnaissance has made the Jap aware of the great increases in Admiral William Halsey's forces east of Australia. This week Navy Minister Shigetaro Shimada said that Jap planes had spotted a huge U.S. task force off Rennell...

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