World: Who, When & Where?

The question of who would run the Pacific War from now on was opened wide last week. General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, midway in the task of liberating the Philippines, had not even waited for the mopping-up to begin before he made a bold bid for fresh fields to conquer: "Our motto becomes 'On to Tokyo.' We are ready in this veteran and proven command when called upon."

With the securing of the Philippines, MacArthur would come to the geographical limits of his present command. As CINCSoWesPAC (Commander in Chief, Southwest Pacific),...

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