World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF THE PACIFIC: Operation of Cooperation

"To me," said Admiral Nimitz, "this operation epitomizes the complete unity with which all the fighting forces in the Pacific —the Army and Navy, the Marine Corps and Coast Guard—are coordinating their strength and skill against the enemy."

The operation to which CINCPAC referred was an air raid on Wake. It was perhaps the best evidence yet of interservice cooperation. Enough four-motored bombers (censors released a picture showing one of the crews in front of a Liberator) took part in the night flight from "an advanced airfield" (probably Midway) and back to...

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