World Battlefronts: Another Island

General Douglas MacArthur revealed a new line up for the balance of his Philippine campaign. To Lieut. General Walter Krueger's Sixth Army fell the entire task of mopping up Luzon. Lieut. General Robert L. Eichelberger's Eighth Army will clean up the other Philippine islands.

Promptly Eichelberger's 41st Division landed on Mindanao, most southerly island in the archipelago, and second largest (36,906 sq.mi.). The attack achieved tactical surprise, striking at Zamboanga on the southern tip of the westernmost peninsula of the deeply indented island.

Moro Metropolis. The area had no communication, except by sea, with...

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