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6 edition of Battling for Saipan found in the catalog.

Battling for Saipan

by Francis A. O"Brien

  • 155 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Presidio Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • World history: Second World War,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Saipan, Battle of, Northern Ma,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Military,
  • Infantry Division, 27th,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • Regimental histories,
  • Saipan, Battle of, Northern Mariana Islands, 1944,
  • United States,
  • Army,
  • Biography,
  • Medal of Honor

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8228321M
    ISBN 100891418040
    ISBN 109780891418047


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As D day for Saipan (the first of the three islands scheduled for conquest) loomed, V Corps planners felt safe in allocating a single army division as corps reserve for the conquest.

As Lt. Col. William J. O'Brien's First Battalion and the th Infantry landed on Saipan, they had little idea what was in store for them. The Battle of Saipan was a battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, fought on the island of Saipan in the Mariana Islands from 15 June–9 July The Allied invasion fleet embarking the expeditionary forces left Pearl Harbor on 5 Junethe day before Operation Overlord in Europe was launched.

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