World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF THE PACIFIC: How to Fight Japs

How audacious Japan's military leaders have been in stretching their fingers over thousands of miles in the Pacific can now be clearly judged. In all their expansion to the south and west—from Wake to Burma and from the Solomons to Luzon—the Japanese have probably not used more than 200,000 men, while China and Siberia have tied up perhaps 1,200,000. On many an island the Japanese stationed only suicide crews, whose sole mission was to get what information they could.

>In the southeastern Solomons the Japanese had only some 3,000 troops when the Marines launched...

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