301-600 INDEX

 

A

 

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Aaron Ward, (USS) ....................................................... 31

Abemama ................................................... 87, 97, 98

Abner Read, (USS) ...................................................... 277

Abraham Harbor ........................................................... 8

Adak Island ................................................. 27, 28, 68, 69

Adelup Point ................................................... 191‑194 197

Admiralty Group ......................................................... 05

Admiralty Islands .................................. 175, 299, 305, 306, 323

Agana Bay ........................................................... 198

Agana Town .................................. 175, 184, 186, 191, 195, 196

Agano (Japan) .......................................................... 387

Agat Town ....................................................... 186, 191

Agattu Island ....................................................... 68, 69

Agingan ........................................................... 168

Agingan Point .......................................................... 167

Aguada River ........................................................... 193

Aguijan Island .......................................... 211, 212, 217, 307

Ailinginae Atoll ....................................................... 306

Ailinglapalap Atoll (Marshalls) ......................... 104, 105, 132, 306

Ailuk Atoll ....................................................... 135, 306

Ainsworth, Walden L., Rear Adm., USN.................................... 261

Aircraft, Fleet Marine Force ...................................... 225, 376

Aitape ...................................................... 142, 307

Akarakoro Point ......................................................... 232

Alamagan Island .............................................. 209, 212, 213

Alaska ....................................................... 307, 434

Alaskan Defense Command ................................................. 42

Albacore (USS) ......................................................... 377

Alchiba (USS) ............................................................ 58

Aleutians .......... 9, 23, 26, 28, 31, 41, 42, 69, 70, X03‑110, 307, 364

Alexishafen ........................................................... 308

Allied Army in Europe ................................................. 183

Alma College ........................................................... 144

Alu Island ............................................................ 10

AM‑106 (USS) ........................................................... 130

Amami Group ............................................................. 423

Amami Islands ... 360, 361, 378, 384, 385, 389, 402, 407, 411, 419, 423, 427

Amami Gunto ............................................................ 376

Amantes Point .......................................................... 201

Amberjack (USS) ......................................................... 44

Amchitka .................................................... 27, 28, 69

Amiangal Hill .......................................................... 232

Amoy ........................................................... 329

Amphibious Forces, Pacific Fleet, Commander of .......................... 42

Amphibious Reconnaissance Battalion, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific . ...... 303

Amphibious Reconnaissance Company, Fifth Amphibious Corps ............... 303

Amsterdam Island ........................................................ 312

Anae Island ............................................. 193, 194, 196, 197

Anao Point ........................................................... 203

Anatahan (Marianas) ..................................................... 230

 

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Anderson, N. R., Air Vice Marshall ....................................... 4

Andrea, James Paul, Lt. Comdr., USN. ................................... 326

Andreanof Group ......................................................... 69

Andreanof Islands ....................................................... 27

Ane Jima ........................................................... 313

Angaur Island ......................................................... 133,

195, 217, 219, 221, 223‑232, 234‑242, 245, 246, 252, 267, 278, 299, 314, 315.

Angeles Field ..................................................... 251, 291

Anglo‑American‑Canadian Attacks ........................................ 163

Anglo‑American statements ............................. See Joint statements

Ani Jima ...................................................... 202, 264

Ant Island ....................................... 128, 138, 139, 140, 143

Anti‑Submarine Operations ....................................... 56, 59, 62,

83, 91, 149, 162, 183, 218, 265, 324. See also Joint Statements

Aparri 245, 246, 249, 251

Apamama 76, 88

Apamama Atoll ............................................................ 87

APC-21 (USS) ............................................................. 97

Apra Harbor ..................................... 174, 176, 193, 196‑198, 312

Araido Island ...................................................... 207, 220

Arakabesan 133,

195, 217, 228, 266, 268, 270, 280, 282, 283, 332, 339, 344, 345, 370, 401

Arakawa Town ....................................................... 395, 396

Arimasuku Island ........................................................ 242

Arkansas (USS) .......................................................... 348

Armed Guard (Navy) ....................................................... 10

Arno Atoll 132, 303

Arnold, General ......................................................... 386

Arumonogui Point ........................................................ 245

Asa River 412, 418, 426

Asan Point 191

Asato River ............................................. 425, 426, 429, 430

Ashiya ........................................................... 423

Asias Town .......................................................... 225

Asiga Point ............................................................ 194

Aslito Airdrome .............................................. 168, 169, 176

Aslito Airfield (Isely) ........................................... 178, 310

Asor Island ....................................................... 211, 248

Atago (Japan) .......................................................... 255

Atago Class (Japan) .................................................... 255

Atchugau ........................................................... 180

Atlantic-Mediterranean Theaters ......................................... 415

Atlantic Fleet, US ............................................. 62, 86, 268

Atlantic Fleet, Service Force ........................................... 258

Atsugi Airfield .................................................... 399, 425

Attu Island, Village .............................. 8-10, 12, 13, 18, 21, 22,

25, 27‑29, 31, 33‑36, 39‑44, 46, 50, 57, 67‑70, 80, 175.

Aur Atoll 140, 307

Australia 175

Australian Area, Command ................................................ 41

Australian Troops ...................................................... 308

Azores ............................................................ 91

 

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Babelthuap Island ...................................................... 133,

216, 219, 223, 228, 232, 235-241, 245, 252, 258, 260, 261, 263, 266,

267, 277, 279, 282-289, 291-296, 298, 299, 313, 314, 320-323, 326,

334, 336, 338-341, 343, 344, 346, 347, 353, 358, 366, 367, 370, 371,

375, 376.

Bacolod ........................................................... 234

Baga Island ............................................................. 59

Bairakaseru Island ................................................ 241, 315

Bairoko .................................................... 54, 55, 60

Baka bomb ...................................................... 406, 410

Baker, W. D., Rear Adm., USN. .......................................... 303

Ballale Island ...... 1‑3, 6, 17, 21, 29, 31, 32, 35, 46, 48, 50, 51, 55, 56

Baltic bases ........................................................... 218

Bamban field ........................................................... 263

Bambara Harbor .......................................................... 56

Bangi Point ............................................................ 191

Banton Island .......................................................... 281

Barbel (USS) ........................................................... 373

Barbers Point, Oahu ..................................................... 80

Barbey, D. E., Rear Adm., USN........................................... 307

Barents Sea ............................................................ 134

Bataan ........................................................... 281

Batangas ........................................................... 278

Batangas Bay ........................................................... 252

Batangas field ......................................................... 263

Batchelder, M. J., Col.................................................. 368

Battle, Coral Sea ................................................. 255, 364

Battle of Formosa ...................................................... 316

Battle of Guadalcanal .................................................. 255

Battle of Leyte Gulf ................................................... 276

Battle of Luzon ........................................................ 316

Battle of Midway .................................................. 187, 255

Battle of Philippine Sea........................................... 231, 310

Battle of Philippine Sea, First ............................... 255, 338, 343

Battle of Philippine Sea, Second ........................................ 255

259, 260, 270, 275, 276, 287, 288, 300, 316, 343.

Battle of Surigao Strait ................................................ 276

Battle off Cape Engano .................................................. 276

Battle off Samar ........................................................ 276

Battles, Sea, World War II .............................................. 255

Bay of Biscay ........................................................... 218

Beal, Stetson C., Lt. (jg), USNR.......................................... 30

Beatty (USS) ............................................................. 84

Beaufort Bay ......................................................... 22, 47

Bellinger, Patrick N. L., Vice Adm., USN................................. 268

Betio Island .................................................. 84‑87, 90, 93

Biak Island ........................................................ 309, 311

Bigej Island ........................................................ 111 303

Bikar Atoll ............................................................. 306

Bikini Atoll ....................................................... 132, 306

Bismarck Area ........................................................... 304

Bismarck Archipelago .......................................... 175, 305, 307

 

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Bismarck Sea (USS) ...................................................... 875

Blandy, W. H. P., Rear Adm., USN .............................. 223, 340. 382

Blind Cove 33

Block Island (USS) ...................................................... 161

Bloody Nose Ridge (Umurbrogol Hill) ....................... 235‑237, 240-242

Bogan, G. F., Rear Adm., USN ....................................... 246, 388

Bonin Islands .......................................................... 167,

173, 175, 180, 181, 190, 202, 207, 208, 211, 214, 217, 227, 230‑232,

234, 237, 242, 248, 258'‑266, 268, 269, 276, 277, 279‑283, 289, 292,

294, 295, 298, 299, 310, 311, 313, 320, 321, 329, 331, 332, 336, 339,

340, 343‑346, 353‑368, 370‑374, 376‑379, 383, 390‑392, 394, 396

398, 404, 405, 407‑409, 418, 427, 429.

 

Borie (USS) ........................................................... 82‑83

Borneo ............................................................. 299

Bougainville Island ..... 1, 2, 5, 19, 23, 31, 41, 42, 49, 86, 302, 305, 309

Bougainville Strait ...................................................... 20

Bradford, Gerard, Jr., Lt., USNR ......................................... 37

Bristol (USS) ............................................................ 80

British Admiralty ............................................... 65, 74, 110

British Aircraft ................................................... 382, 388

British Air Squadron..................................................... 184

British Amphibious Forces ................................................ 62

British Carrier Aircraft ................................................ 419

British Carrier Task Force .............................................. 381

British Government ....................................................... 56

British Ministry of Information .......................................... 74

British Pacific Fleet................................................... 293,

318, 379, 381, 382, 388, 389, 393, 395, 396, 398, 403, 404, 410, 412,
416, 421, 425, 429.

British Pacific Fleet, Commander in Chief ............................... 293

British Pacific Fleet, Units ............................................ 307

British Task Force ...................................................... 379

Brodeur, V. G., Rear Adm., RCN............................................. 4

Brownson (USS) .......................................................... 100

Bruce, Andrew D., Maj. Gen., USA.............................. 199, 382, 403

Buayan Airfield ......................................................... 218

Buck (USS) .............................................................. 80

Buckner, Simon B., Lt. Gen., USA.................................... 42, 381

Buka Island ................................................... 5, 45, 50, 56

Buin ................................. 1, 9, 20, 32, 42, 44, 45, 48‑51

Bukhti Point ............................................................. 72

Bulan ............................................................. 252

Burgenland (Germany)................................................ 110, 111

Burhanna, Howard, Jr., Capt., USAAF....................................... 16

Burns (USS) ........................................................ 113, 302

Burton, Norman G., Col., USMC............................................ 126

Burton, Paul W., Lt. Comdr., USN......................................... 126

Burza (Poland) ............................................................ 5

Bush (USS) ............................................................. 400

Bush, A. B. Private 1c .................................................. 369

Busuanga Island ......................................................... 233

Butler, William O., Maj. Gen., USA........................................ 42

 

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C

 

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Cabras Island ........................................................... 191

Cagayan Airfield ........................................................ 218

Calatagan ............................................................ 290

Calhoun, William L., Vice Adm., USN................................. 287, 364

California (USS) ................................................... 257, 274

Calpe (HMS) ........................................................ 109, 110

Camiguin Island ......................................................... 249

Campbell (USCG) ........................................................... 5

Camranh ............................................................. 327

Camranh Bay ........................................................ 326, 329

Canadian, Anglo‑American ................................................ 163

Canadian Department of National Defense .............................. 65, 74

Canadian Forces .......................................................... 70

Canadian Pilots ...................................................... 21, 42

Canadians .............................................................. 41

Canadian Troops ...................................................... 67, 72

Canton (China) .................................................... 330, 331

Canton Island ......................................................... 8, 60

Cape Alexander ........................................................... 20

Cape Bolinao ............................................................ 290

Cape Engano ................................................... 256, 276, 300

Cape Esperance ........................................................... 47

Cape Hoskins ............................................................ 306

Cape Gloucester ......................................................... 100

Cape Khlebnikof .................................................. 39, 44, 46

Capelin (USS) ........................................................... 125

Cape May (New Jersey) ................................................... 101

Cape Opmari ............................................................. 312

Cape St. Jacques......................................................... 329

Cape Sansapor ........................................................... 313

Cape Surville ............................................................ 36

Carey, Harold C., Lt. (jg), USN........................................... 57

Carlson, Evans F., Lt. Col., USMCR....................................... 433

Caroline Islands ....................................................... 116,

119, 120, 121, 123, 125, 130, 133, 168, 173‑176, 178, 189, 193, 195,

199, 207, 209, 211‑214, 217, 223, 233, 250, 270, 280, 283, 292, 294,

295, 300, 306, 308, 312‑314, 320, 321, 327, 328, 330‑332, 335, 336,

338‑342, 344, 346, 348, 353, 354, 356‑358, 360, 362, 363, 365, 366,

370‑374, 376, 377, 383, 385, 388, 391, 392, 394, 398‑402, 404, 406‑

408, 410, 416, 420, 422, 424.

Casablanca Class (USS) .................................................. 375

Casale, Thomas J., Private First Class ................................. 369

Cates, Clifton B., Maj. Gen., USMC................................. 348, 368

Cat Lai ........................................................ 327, 329

Cavite ............................................................. 257

Cavite Naval Base .................................................. 228, 230

Cavite Navy Yard ........................................................ 267

Cebu Airfield ........................................................... 251

Cebu Harbor ............................................................. 252

Cebu Island ......................... 220, 233, 234, 251, 258, 314, 315, 328

Celebes ............................................................. 299

 

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Chaney, James E., Maj. Gen.......................................... 368, 383

Charan Danshii .......................................................... 178

Charan Kanoa ................................................... 165, 167 168

Charan Tabute ........................................................... 179

Charts ......................................................... 440‑447

Chevalier (USS) ....................................................... 82‑83

Chichagof Corridor .................................................... 37‑38

Chichagof Harbor ............................ 22, 25, 27, 33, 34, 35, 38, 39

Chichagof Valley ......................................... 35, 37, 38, 39, 43

Chichi Jima ........................................................... 167,

181‑183, 190, 191, 202, 207, 208, 210, 214, 215, 217, 227, 230‑232,

234, 237, 242, 261‑263, 265, 268, 269, 276, 278‑282, 289, 295, 298,

310, 313, 322, 331, 332, 339, 340, 344, 346, 353‑368, 370‑378, 383,

391, 392, 394, 396, 398, 404, 405, 408, 413, 418, 420, 427, 429.

Chichi Jima Harbor ................................................. 237, 259

China ......................................... 271, 310, 330, 335, 337

China, Army Air forces in ............................................... 336

China‑based B‑29'8 ...................................................... 310

China Coast ........................................................ 329, 332

China Sea .............................................. 316, 408, 429, 430

China Sea, East .......................................... 387, 408, 429, 430

China Sea, South ........................................................ 316

Chiran ........................................................ 381, 423

Chitose Class (Japan) ................................................... 256

Chiyunna ............................................................. 384

Chocolate Drop Hill ..................................................... 423

Choiseul Bay ............................................................ 302

Choiseul Island .............................................. 13, 20, 43, 46

Choshu ............................................................. 333

Chuda ............................................................. 383

Churchill, Prime Minister, Great Britain. See Joint Anglo‑American Statements

Cisco (USS) ............................................................. 112

Clark Airfield .......................................................... 251

Clark Airstrip .......................................................... 268

Clark Field ................................. 228‑230, 250, 262‑264, 278, 291

Clark, J. J., Rear Adm., USN ...................................... 387, 388

Clay, James P., Capt., USN .............................................. 110

Colhoun (USS) ........................................................... 400

Columbian, SS (United States) ....................................... 10, 11

Comfort (USS) ........................................................... 406

Conference, Anti U‑Boat ................................................... 4

Conical Hill ......................................... 421, 423‑426, 429, 430

Conolly, Richard L., Rear Adm., USN ................................. 63, 190

Cooper (USS) ............................................................ 296

Corlett, Charles H., Maj. Gen., USA ..................................... 108

Cornell, W. Gordon, Lt., USNR ............................................ 65

Coron Bay ................................................... 233, 234, 252

Corry (USS) ............................................................. 186

Corvina (USS) ........................................................... 124

Cramer, Myron C., Maj. Gen., USA......................................... 342

Cramp, W. and Sons........................................................ 11

Culion Island ........................................................... 233

Cunningham, Andrew Browne, Adm. Sir Bart, GCB, DSO, RN ................... 62

 

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Curry, Ralph R., Comdr., USCG............................................ 202

Cushing, J. E., Mr. ....................................................... 4

Cuttyhunk Island ........................................................ 224

 

D

 

Dagami, town of ......................................................... 251

Daito Island ............................................................ 384

Dakeshi ................................................... 419, 420, 426

Dakeshi Town ............................................................ 427

Dakeshi Village ......................................................... 413

Darter (USS) ............................................................ 266

Davao ............................................................. 309

Davao Airfield .......................................................... 218

Davao Gulf ........................................................ 218, 314

Davis, Howland S., Lt., USNR.............................................. 57

Davis, Leland L., Machinist, USN ......................................... 23

Davison, R. E., Rear Adm., USN ......................................... 246

Del Carmen Field ........................................................ 278

Del Monte ............................................................. 281

Del Monte Airfield ...................................................... 218

Denges Passage .......................................................... 267

DeWitt, John L., Lt. Gen., USA............................................ 42

Deyo, M. L., Rear Adm., USN.............................................. 382

Dickerson (USS) ......................................................... 400

Donnay ............................................................. 175

Doolittle, James H., Maj. Gen............................................ 318

Dorado (USS) ............................................................. 81

Douglas, R. W., Brig. Gen., USA.......................................... 137

Draper, William D., Lt. (jg), USCGR.................................. 200‑201

Dryden, John Edwin, Jr., Lt. (jg), USNR................................ 29‑30

Dublon Island .......................................................... 124,

130‑133, 135, 136, 138‑140, 143, 145, 160, 164, 183, 187, 201, 208,

210, 223, 236.

Dublon Naval Base ............................................. 186, 190, 201

Dublon Town ........................................................ 136, 139

Dulag Airfield .......................................................... 251

Durgin, C. T., Rear Adm., USN............................................ 382

Durston, A., Air Vice Marshall, C. B., A. F. C., Royal Canadian Navy ..... 4

Dutch East Indies ....................................................... 175

Dutch Harbor ......................................................... 67, 68

Dutch New Guinea ........................................................ 311

 

E

 

East China Sea ........................................... 387, 408, 429, 430

East Indies ............................................................. 299

Eastern Theater of Operation ............................................ 415

Ebeye Island ................................................... 90, 111, 303

Ebler Island ............................................................ 111

Ebon Atoll ................................................... 94, 132, 306

Edwards, Richard S., Vice Adm., USN. .................................... 268

Eighteenth (18th) Army (Japanese) ....................................... 307

 

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Eighty‑first (81st) Infantry Division .......................................

223‑229, 231, 232, 234, 237, 240‑242, 248, 276, 293, 314, 315, 318.

Eiko ............................................................. 333

Einansho ............................................................. 243

Eisenhower, General ...................................................... 62

Eleventh (11th) Army Air Force ......................................... 125,

128, 136‑138, 143, 152, 154, 157, 158, 160, 161, 168, 170, 175, 176,

206‑208, 212, 213, 215, 219, 220, 222, 223, 226, 228, 233, 235‑238,

246, 247, 254, 260, 261, 263‑265, 277, 284, 287, 295, 299, 326, 328,

332, 333, 335, 340, 341, 353, 366, 367, 371, 372, 374, 378, 381, 393,

399, 409, 419, 420, 425, 428.

Elihu Thompson, SS (United States) ..................................... 236

Eller, Donald T., Lt. Comdr., USN....................................... 113

Eller Island ............................................................ 303

Ellice Islands ................................. 20, 60, 61, 75, 84, 85, 108

Emeiji Island ............................................................ 99

Emirau Island ...................................................... 305, 306

Emmons (USS) ............................................................ 400

Empress Augusta Bay ..................................................... 302

Engebi Island ...................................................... 116, 304

Eniwetok Atoll ......................................................... 105,

106, 108, 111, 114‑118, 122, 131, 132, 137, 175, 303, 304, 308, 310,

319.

Eniwetok Island ......................................................... 117

Erikub Atolls ...................................................... 140, 307

Erskine, Graves B., Maj. Gen., USMC................................ 351, 368

Escanaba (USCG) .......................................................... 47

Escolar (USS) ........................................................... 358

Escort Carrier "B" (USS) ............................................. 59, 73

Espiritu Santo ........................................................... 36

Eten Island ........................................................... 124,

129, 130, 132, 140, 141, 143, 145, 160, 164, 187, 208, 233, 236, 248.

Europe ........................................................ 184, 186

Europe, Allied Army ................................................ 183, 205

European War ............................................................ 324

Eversole (USS) .......................................................... 277

Excambion‑ex: SS (United States) ......................................... 77

Extractor (USS) ......................................................... 359

 

F

 

Fadian Point ............................................................ 199

Faibus San Hilo Point .............................................. 193, 194

Fais ........................................................ 312, 322

Faisi ........................................................... 9, 10

Fangelawa Bay ........................................................... 309

Far Eastern Air Force ................................................... 328

Fassaran Island ......................................................... 248

Fast Carrier Task Force ................................................ 178,

184, 189, 202, 222, 243, 246, 251, 358, 373, 382, 387, 388, 394.

Fauro Island . ........................................................... 29

Fechteler (USS) ........................................................ 174

Fechteler, W. M., Rear Adm., USN ........................................ 305

 

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Fefan island ............................................. 130, 136, 138, 139

Fifth (5th) Amphibious Corps ................ 303, 348, 351, 354, 368, 370

Fifth (5th) Division ................................................... 358

Fifth (5th) Fleet ..................................................... 169,

170, 172, 190, 231, 307, 308, 310, 345, 346, 348, 349, 356, 358, 373,

374, 376, 381.

Fifth (5th) Marine Division ....... 348, 351, 354‑357, 360‑363, 366‑368, 370

Fifty‑eighth (58th) Task Force .......................................... 348

Fiji, Governor of, British High Commissioner, Western Pacific ............ 93

Finegayan ....................................................... 200, 201

 

First (1st) Battle, Philippine Sea ........................... 255, 338, 343

First (1st) Bomber Command ............................................... 83

First (1st) Marine Air Wing ............................................. 376

First (1st) Marine Division ....... 392, 409‑411, 413, 419, 420, 423, 425‑430

First (1st) Provisional Marine Brigade .............. 191, 192, 197, 205, 312

First (1st) Regiment, U. S. Volunteer Cavalry ........................... 144

Fish‑Hook Ridge ...................................................... 38, 39

Fiske (USS) ............................................................. 206

Flag. Iegusugu Peak ..................................................... 401

Flag, Ie Shima .......................................................... 403

Flag, raised, Guam ...................................................... 196

Flag, raised Iwo Island ................................................. 367

Flag, raised, Iwo Jima ............................................. 368, 369

Flag, raised, Mount Suribachi ........................................... 353

Flag, raised, Tinian ............................................... 200, 313

Flag, Texas ............................................................. 403

Flag, U. S .......................... 196, 200, 313, 353, 367‑369, 401, 403

Fleet Air Wing One (1) ................................................. 240,

242, 246, 259, 261, 263, 266‑269, 276‑278, 284, 288, 289, 292, 295,

333, 342, 344, 346, 349, 356, 363, 372, 373, 376, 377, 379, 387,

388, 391, 394, 395, 397‑402, 404‑413, 415, 418‑421, 423, 424, 426‑431.

Fleet Air Wing Two (2) .................................................. 89,

91, 92, 94‑96, 98, 99, 102‑104, 107, 108, 111‑116, 118‑130, 132‑145,

147‑157, 159, 160, 162‑164, 170, 173, 186, 187, 190, 194, 195, 197,

198, 204‑206, 208, 210, 211, 213, 214, 221, 223, 224, 233, 238, 258,

262‑264, 267, 270, 278, 279, 281‑292, 294, 295, 297, 300, 307, 320,

321, 325, 330, 332, 335, 340, 341, 353, 354, 356, 360‑362, 364, 365,

368, 370, 374, 375, 377‑379, 384, 390, 394, 398, 405, 410, 419, 420,

422‑424, 428, 430.

Fleet Air Wing Two‑Group One ........................................... 165,

166, 171, 176, 179, 182, 184, 188‑190, 198, 201, 203, 205, 207‑212,

214, 216, 235.

Fleet Air Wing Four (4) ................................................ 117,

120, 121, 125, 136, 137, 143, 145, 147, 148, 152, 154‑157, 159‑161,

168, 170, 173, 176, 179, 185, 193, 204, 206, 207, 210‑213, 216, 219,

220, 222, 223, 226, 228, 233, 237, 246, 254, 263, 265, 335, 339, 341,

372, 374, 378, 393, 398, 408, 409, 420, 424, 428.

Fleet Air Wing Eighteen (18) ... 413, 416, 417, 419, 422, 424, 427, 429, 430

Fleet Marine Force ....................... 199, 225, 348, 368, 369, 372, 376

Flier (USS) ............................................................. 226

Force "A" (Japan) ....................................................... 316

Force "B" (Japan) ....................................................... 317

Force "G" (Japan) ....................................................... 317

Florida Island ........................................................... 49

 

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Formosa ........................................................... 171,

243-249, 252, 253, 259, 271, 272, 299, 315, 320‑322, 324, 325, 327

330, 332‑335, 337, 343, 393, 395, 396.

Formosa Battle .......................................................... 316

Forrestal, James, Acting Secretary of the Navy .......................... 144

Forrestal, James, Secretary of the Navy ....... 153, 161, 172, 276, 342, 392

Fort, George H., Rear Adm., USN.......................................... 222

Fort Glenn .......................................................... 67, 68

Fort Mears .......................................................... 67, 68

Forward Area, Central Pacific ........................................... 137

Forward Area, Central Pacific Commander ................................. 307

Fourth (4th) Fleet ...................................................... 268

Fourth (4th) Marine Air Wing ....................................... 125‑129,

131‑143, 145‑157, 159, 160, 162‑164, 166, 170, 171, 173, 175, 179,

180, 182‑190, 194, 195, 197, 198, 200‑214, 216, 217, 219‑224, 227

233, 235‑238, 242, 246, 250‑252, 254, 258, 262‑264, 266, 267, 270,

277‑284, 286‑292, 294‑298, 320, 321, 323, 325‑332, 335, 336, 338

347, 353, 354, 356‑368, 370, 377, 379‑381, 383‑385, 387, 388, 390

392, 394‑396, 398‑402, 404, 405, 407, 408, 410‑413, 416-425, 427

431.

Fourth (4th) Marine Division ........................................... 108,

179, 180, 192, 193, 198, 199, 222, 224, 226‑229, 231, 232, 234, 237,

241, 242, 246, 303, 305, 310, 312, 314, 315, 348, 351, 354‑358, 361‑

363, 365‑368, 370, 409‑411, 413, 419, 420, 423, 425‑430.

Fourth (4th) Marine Regiment ............................................ 430

Fourth (4th) Tank Battalion ............................................. 304

France, Allied Operations ............................................... 218

France, northern operations ............................................. 253

Fraser, Bruce, Adm. Sir, G.C.B., K.B.E., RN .................. 293, 318, 379

Frederick C. Davis (USS)................................................. 424

Freeman, James S., Capt., USN............................................. 58

French Destroyer Escort, a .............................................. 202

French Indo‑China ........................................ 326, 327, 329, 337

Funafuti .......................................... 20, 60, 61, 75, 84, 85

Fusan Harbor (Korea) .................................................... 412

Fuso (Japan) ............................................................ 273

Futami Harbor .......................................................... 227

Futami go, Chichi Jima .................................................. 322

 

G

 

Gaja Hill ............................................................ 409

Gaja Island ........................................................ 394, 427

Gambier Bay, (USS) ................................................. 270, 316

Gamilangel Bay ..................................................... 241, 245

Gamilangel Village ...................................................... 239

Gannosu ............................................................. 423

Ganongga Island ...................................................... 59, 60

Garakayo Island ............................................... 240, 241, 315

Garapan Town ........................... 165, 168‑170, 174‑176, 179, 180, 187

Garekoru Village ........................................................ 229

Garrett, Floyd Bruce Jr., Lt. Comdr., USN ............................... 326

Gasmata ........................................................ 305, 306

Gatch, Thomas L., Rear Adm., USN ................................... 153, 342

 

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Gatere .............................................................. 23

"G" Company, 383rd Regiment ............................................. 425

Geiger, Roy S., Maj. Gen., USMC.......................... 190, 196, 222, 381

George E. Badger, (USS) .................................................. 73

Germany, surrender of ................................................... 414

German blockade runners ................................................. 110

German submarines ................................................ See U‑Boat

Gertrude Cove ................ 25, 28, 39, 40, 54, 57, 58, 60, 62, 64, 70‑72

Ghormley, Vice, Adm. USN ................................................ 433

Gilbert Islands, Gilberts ...................................... 19, 22, 48,

................... 75, 76, 81, 84‑90, 93, 105, 108, 178, 290, 298

Gilmore, Howard W., Comdr., USN .......................................... 27

Giran ........................................................ 328, 833

Gizo Island .............................................................. 29

Gjit Island ............................................................. 115

Glennon, (USS) .......................................................... 186

Glynn, John E., Private 1c .............................................. 368

Golet, (USS) ............................................................ 252

Golon ............................................................ 267

Grady, (USS) ............................................................ 192

Grampus, (USS) ........................................................... 44

Grayback, (USS) ......................................................... 169

Grayling, (USS) .......................................................... 95

Great Britain Prime Minister ............................. See Prime Minister

Green Island ............................................................ 303

Grenadier, (USS) ......................................................... 75

Grew, Joseph C . ........................................................ 414

Gross, C. P., Maj. Gen., USA .............................................. 4

Growler, (USS) .......................................................... 337

Guadalcanal, Battle of .................................................. 255

Guadalcanal Island ..................................................... 1‑3,

7, 9, 11‑14, 17, 18, 21, 22, 25, 31, 32, 34‑36, 45‑47, 58, 60, 7 5‑78,

82, 434.

Guam ............................................................ 118,

144, 148, 159, 162, 164, 165, 167‑169, 174‑176, 182, 184‑206, 210,

278, 299, 304, 309, 311‑313, 319, 330, 344, 353, 359, 367, 375, 384,

399, 405.

Gudgeon, (USS) .......................................................... 219

Gugegwe Island ..................................................... 111, 303

Gurguan Point ........................................................... 196

Gwin, (USS) .............................................................. 59

 

H

 

Hachijo Island ...................................................... 357 377

Hagushi beaches .................................................... 392, 418

Haha Jima ............................................................ 167,

180‑183, 190, 202, 214, 215, 231, 242, 248, 259, 261‑266, 269, 276,

278‑284, 289, 310, 311, 313, 321, 322, 329, 331, 339, 340, 343‑346,

353, 355, 360, 361, 363, 364, 366, 372, 378, 379, 383, 391, 392, 394,

396.

Haha Jima Harbor ................................................... 258, 322

Haines, John M., Comdr., USN............................................. 433

 

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Hale, Willis, Maj. Gen. ........................................ 28, 108, 137

Hall Island ............................................... 141‑143, 151, 176

Hall, John L., Rear Adm., USN ...................................... 63, 117

Halligan, (USS) ......................................................... 400

Halmahera ........................................................ 299, 314

Halsey, William F., Jr., Adm., USN ...................................... 73,

82, 169, 221, 230, 241, 246, 250, 272, 274, 275, 287, 288, 306, 310,

319, 335, 434.

Haputo Point ....................................................... 202, 203

Harbor of Naha .......................................................... 245

Harbor of Quinhon ....................................................... 327

Harder (USS) ............................................................ 320

Harmon, Millard F., Lt. Gen., USA ............. 214, 287, 313, 318, 335, 348

Hartley, Henry, Capt., USN............................................... 269

Haruna (Japan) ..................................................... 255, 273

Hashigoru ............................................................. 175

Hawaiian Island Chain ................................................... 432

Hayake Kawa ............................................................. 374

Hayake River ............................................................ 393

Hayataka (Japan) ........................................................ 171

Hayward, John T., Comdr., USN ............................................ 79

Heanza Island ........................................................... 403

Heel Point ........................................................ 153, 159

Heito .............................................. 243, 247, 328, 330

Helena (USS) ............................................................. 55

Henderson Field .......................................................... 47

Henley, (USS) ............................................................ 82

Hermana Mayor Island .................................................... 281

Herring, (USS) .......................................................... 252

Hewitt, Henry K., Vice Adm., USN ............................... 62, 63, 110

Hickam Field, T. H. ...................................................... 28

Higashi Harbor, Haha Jima ............................................... 322

Hill, Harry W., Rear Adm., USN ................................ 115, 192, 368

Hill 178 ................................................... 401, 404, 412

Hinashisu ............................................................. 168

Hinatuan Bay ............................................................ 218

Hirara Town ........................................................ 413, 421

Hitoyoshi ............................................................. 423

Hobbs Victory, (USS) .................................................... 401

Hodge, John R., Maj. Gen., USA .......................................... 381

Hoel, (USS) ........................................................ 270, 316

Hogaboom, Robert E., Col., USMC ......................................... 368

Hollandia .............................................. 142, 178, 307, 308

Hollandia Area ..................................................... 146, 307

Hollandia landings ...................................................... 150

Hollandia‑Humboldt Bay ............................................. 141, 146

Holtz Bay (Attu) ................................ 10, 22, 25, 33, 34, 57, 69

Holtz Bay Pass ........................................................... 38

Homann, Alfred J., Comdr., USN ...................................... 72, 73

Hongkong ......................................................... 329‑331

Honshu ............. 374, 407‑410, 413, 416, 419, 422, 424, 427, 429, 430

Hoover, John H., Rear Adm., USN ......................... 108, 137, 307, 326

 

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Hornet (USS) .................................................. 116, 257, 318

Hospital Ship, Attack on ................................................ 406

Hovey, (USS) ............................................................ 337

Hull, (USS) ........................................................ 325, 326

Humboldt Bay ............................................................ 307

Hyuga (Japan) ........................................................... 273

 

I

 

Iba ............................................................. 290

Ibusuki ............................................................. 381

Icarus, (USCG) ........................................................... 24

Idaho, (USS) ............................................................ 348

Ie Shima .......................................... 375, 396‑401, 403, 430

Iegusugu Peak ....................................................... 397‑401

Igup Island ............................................................. 141

Illustrious, (HMS) ...................................................... 379

Iloilo ............................................................ 234

Imieji Island ................................. 85, 87, 92, 94, 103‑105, 107

Inagsa Point ....................................................... 180, 182

Indefatigable (HMS) ..................................................... 410

India‑China Theater ........................................... 318, 327, 335

Indian Ocean .................................................. 134, 204, 307

Indies, East ....................................................... 299, 300

Indo‑China, French ....................................... 326, 327, 329, 337

Indomitable, (HMS) ...................................................... 410

Ingersoll, Royal E., Adm., USN ....................... 62, 86, 142, 161, 268

Ingram, Jonas H., Adm., USN.............................................. 268

Ingram, Jonas [H.], Vice Adm., USN ...................................... 110

Ishigaki ............................................................. 395

Inland Sea .............................................. 372, 373, 374, 387

Inspector General Pacific Fleet ......................................... 379

Ise Class (Japan) .................................................. 256, 273

Ise Bay ............................................................. 402

Isely Field ......................................... 178, 183, 195, 260, 310

Isely, Robert Henry, Comdr., USN ........................................ 178

Ishigaki Island ................ 324, 325, 382, 388, 396, 403, 416, 424, 430

Ishikawa Isthmus ........................................... 383‑388, 390‑393

Ishimmi ................................................... 423, 425, 430

Ishimmi Town .................................................. 425, 426, 427

Ishin Village ........................................................... 403

Island Commander, Iwo Island ............................................ 383

Itarashiku Town ......................................................... 429

Iwo Airfield ............................................................ 351

Iwo Island 348‑375, 377, 382, 38'3, 397, 398, 402, 404, 408, 411, 418, 428, 429

Iwo Jima ............................................................ 167,

173, 174, 180, 188, 190, 202, 206, 207, 208, 211‑217, 219‑224, 226,

228, 231, 233‑240, 242, 246, 247, 252, 254, 258, 260‑262, 264 269,

276, 282‑284, 286‑292, 294‑299, 310, 313, 317, 318, 320‑323, 325‑

327, 329, 331‑336, 338‑341, 343‑346, 368, 369, 372, 386.

Izumi ............................................................. 423

 

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Page

Jabor Island ......................................................... 85, 98

Jaluit ............................................................. 85,

87, 91, 92, 94, 96‑99, 102‑105, 107, 108, 111, 113, 152, 182, 184,

185, 197, 205, 212‑214, 219, 220, 222, 226, 229‑233, 235‑238, 250,

254, 270, 308, 418.

Japan ............................... 175, 299, 310, 312, 318, 397, 410

Japanese Commander in Chief, Central Pacific Headquarters ............... 209

Japanese Eighteenth Army ................................................ 307

Japanese midget submarines ............................................... 72

Japanese Ship Losses, Summaries .................................... 338, 422

Jarman, Sanderford, Maj. Gen., USA....................................... 190

Java ........................................................ 299, 308

Jemo Island ............................................................. 306

Jester, Maurice D., Lt., USCG ............................................ 24

John Penn, (USS) ......................................................... 77

Johnston, (USS) .................................................... 270, 316

Joint Anglo‑American Statement, Sub Activities .......................... 56,

65, 74, 79, 91, 99, 113, 122, 134, 149, 162, 183, 204, 218, 239, 265,

288, 324, 341, 364, 389.

Joint Chiefs of Staff, directive ................................... 385, 386

Jokaj Island ............................................................ 194

Jouett, (USS) .................................................. 57, 110, 111

Judge Advocate General, Navy ....................................... 153, 342

 

K

 

K‑74, (USS) .............................................................. 64

Kadena .............................................. 382, 383, 401, 424

Kagman Peninsula ........................................................ 174

Kagoshima ................................................... 374, 381, 423

Kahili ............................................................. 1‑3

5‑7, 9, 10, 13, 15, 17‑23, 29, 31, 32, 35, 42, 45, 48‑51, 56.

Kaiser Shipyards, Vancouver, Washington ................................. 375

Kakzu Town ............................................................. 404

Kama ............................................................. 367

Kamikaze Corps .......................................................... 394

Kamiri ............................................................. 311

Kamiyama .............................................................. 385

Kamoi .............................................................. 330

Kanawha, (USS) ........................................................... 31

Kangoku Rock ....................................................... 354, 367

Kaniku ............................................................. 389

Kanoya Airfield ......................................................... 410

Kanoya .............................................. 374, 381, 397, 423

Kapingamarangi Atoll .................................................... 306

Kapingamarangi Island .................................................... 89

Karenko ............................................................. 328

Kashii (Japan) .......................................................... 329

Kashiwabara ........................................................ 419, 420

Kataoka ........... 340, 341, 366, 378, 381, 393, 399, 409, 419, 420, 428

Kataoka Wan ............................................................. 333

 

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Katchin Peninsula .................................................. 383, 403

Katori Class (Japan) ............................................... 327, 329

Katsurin Bay ............................................................ 384

Kauffman, James L., Rear Adm., USN....................................... 261

Kaven Island ............................................................ 104

Kavieng ......................................... 299, 301, 302, 304‑306

Keelung .................................................. 222, 328, 333

Keilii Point, Maui ....................................................... 92

Kerama ............................................................ 387

Kerama Group ....................................................... 382, 395

Kerama‑Retto ............................................................ 375

Ketoi Island ....................................................... 154, 161

Keufu ............................................................ 395

Keyes, James Ellsworth, Comdr., USN ...................................... 98

Key Kamiri ............................................................ 311

Khlebnikof .......................................................... 39, 46

Kieta ................................................... 1, 19, 23, 49

Kiirun Airfield ......................................................... 393

Kikai ..................... 378, 384, 393, 397, 406, 408, 411, 423, 427

Kikuchi ............................................................. 423

Kiland, I. N., Rear Adm., USN ........................................... 382

Kili ........................................................ 132, 306

Kimmel, Husband E., Adm., USN ........................................... 364

Kin Town ............................................................. 386

Kinbaru River ........................................................... 388

King, Ernest J., Adm., USN .................................. 4, 73, 85, 109

King, Ernest J., Fleet Adm., USN ................................... 276, 342

King George V, (HMS) .................................................... 379

Kinkaid, Thomas C., Rear Adm., USN .................................. 41, 42

Kinkaid, Thomas C., Vice Adm., USN ...................................... 275

Kirk, Alan G., Rear Adm., USN........................................ 63, 117

Kirkwood, H., Lt. Comdr., R.N. .......................................... 110

Kiska ............................................................ 1‑3,

5‑10, 12, 13, 15‑19, 21, 22, 24‑29, 31, 32, 35‑44, 46, 48, 50‑52, 54,

56‑62, 64, 67‑72, 175, 364, 433, 434.

Kiso Class (Japan) ...................................................... 256

Kita Iwo Jima ................................................. 259, 266, 277

Kitamura Town ........................................................... 378

Kitano Point ............................................................ 370

Kizarazu Airfield ....................................................... 416

Knox, William Franklin, Secretary of the Navy ................. 143, 144, 154

Kobe Kure ............................................................. 372

Kobi ............................................................. 328

Kochi ........................................................ 407, 423

Koizumi ............................................................. 357

Kokubu ............................................................. 423

Kokutan ................................................... 409, 424, 428

Kokutan Zaki ............................................................ 341

Koli Point .............................................................. 47

Kolombangara Island .................................................... 1‑3,

5, 11, 15, 16, 20, 21, 23, 26, 30, 31, 36, 44, 46, 48, 50‑54, 56, 59.

Komandoraki Island ....................................................... 25

 

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Komeball Lagoon ......................................................... 238

Kongauru Island .......................................... 234, 235, 239, 315

Kongo, Kongo Class (Japan) .................................... 171, 255, 273

Korea ............ 409, 412, 413, 415, 418‑421, 423, 426, 427, 429, 431

Korean Coast ................................................. 195, 217, 219,

229, 237, 260, 262, 263, 266‑268, 277, 314, 327, 339, 345, 375, 401.

Koshum .............................................................. 33

Kouri Island ............................................................ 403

Kozu Island ............................................................. 408

Kuba Town ........................................................ 384, 385

Kuchino Island .......................................................... 408

Kuhazu ........................................................ 408, 409

Kula Gulf ...................................................... 54, 55, 59

Kumano Class (Japan) .................................................... 280

Kuputsua ............................................................. 333

Kurabu Zaki ......................... 176, 263, 311, 328, 332, 339, 353, 367

Kurile Islands, Kuriles................................................... 60,

117, 120, 125, 128, 136‑138, 143, 145, 147, .148, .152, 154‑161,

166, 170, 173, 175‑177, 179, 185, 193, 204, 206, 210‑213, 215, 216,

219, 220, 223, 226, 228, 233, 236, 237, 246, 254, 260, 263‑265, 277,

279, 284, 287, 295, 299, 300, 303, 309, 311, 318, 323, 326, 328, 332,

333, 335, 339‑341, 353, 366, 367, 370‑372, 374, 378, 381, 393, 398,

399, 408, 419, 420, 424, 425, 428.

Kuro Island ............................................................ 408

Kusaie Island ...... 102, 116‑121, 123‑125, 127, 129, 137, 151, 156, 175, 364

Kushibaru Town .......................................................... 390

Kushira ................................................... 381, 397, 398

Kume 360, 361, 403, 407, 409, 423

Kwajalein ............................................................. 90,

94‑97, 99, 101, 103‑109, 111‑113, 115, 132, 151, 175, 178, 303, 308.

Kyushu ............................................................ 310,

371, 373, 374, 380, 387, 388, 397, 398, 404‑410, 419, 423, 427.

L

 

Labeti Plantation ........................................................ 50

Lae ............................................................. 132

Lae Atoll ............................................................. 305

Lagaspi Field ........................................................... 263

Lake Canirca ............................................................. 38

Lake Cories ........................................................... 37‑39

Lake Nicholas ............................................................ 35

Lake Susupe ........................................................ 168, 169

Lalo Point ............................................................. 198

Lamar, H. A., Comdr., USNR ........................................ 319, 323

Lambeti Plantation ....................................................... 53

Lamotte Picquet (French) ........................................... 329, 331

Landon, Truman H., Brig. Gen.......................................... 28, 29

Landrum, Eugene M., Maj. Gen., USA ....................................... 42

Langar Island ........................................................... 162

Lansdale, (USS) ......................................................... 149

 

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Laoag ................................................... 249, 251, 278

Larson, W. T., Brig. Gen., AAF ....................................... 4, 83

Laulau ............................................................. 171

Lauru Island ............................................................ 162

Lawton, C. B., Maj., USMC ............................................... 123

LCI‑82, (USS) ........................................................... 400

LCI‑459, (USS) .......................................................... 226

LCI‑1065, (USS) ......................................................... 277

LCI (G) 82, (USS) ....................................................... 400

LCI (G) 459, (USS) ...................................................... 285

LCI (G) 474, (USS) ...................................................... 386

LCI (G) 974, (USS) ...................................................... 383

LCI (L) 85, (USS) ....................................................... 253

LCI (L) 91, (USS) ....................................................... 253

LCI (L) 92, (USS) ....................................................... 253

LCI (L) 93, (USS) ....................................................... 253

LCI (L) 219, (USS) ...................................................... 253

LCI (L) 232, (USS) ...................................................... 253

LCI (L) 600, (USS) ...................................................... 359

LCS‑33, (USS) ........................................................... 400

LCS (L) (8) 7, (USS) .................................................... 378

LCS (L) 26, (USS) ....................................................... 417

LCS (L) (3) 33, (USS) ................................................... 400

LCS (L) (8) 49, (USS) ................................................... 391

LCT‑876, (USS) .......................................................... 400

LCT (6) 876, (USS) ...................................................... 400

Leary, (USS) ......................................................... 97, 98

Lee, Willis A., Vice Adm., USN .................................... 146, 246

Legaspi ........................................................ 234, 251

Legaspi airstrip ........................................................ 28

Legion of Merit ......................................................... 202

Lemotrek Island ......................................................... 223

Leopold, (USS) .......................................................... 126

Leverton, Joseph, Lt. Comdr .............................................. 72

Lexington, (USS) ........................................................ 257

Leyte ............................................................. 220,

233, 234, 251, 266, 272275, 294, 296, 300, 314316, 319, 323, 343

Leyte Gulf, Battle of ................................................... 276

Leyte Gulf ................................................... 254, 273, 275

Leyte, landings on ...................................................... 316

Lib ........................................................ 132, 305

Liguan ............................................................. 203

Likiep Atoll .................................................. 102, 135, 306

Lingayen ........................................................ 290, 375

Lingayen Gulf ........................................................... 251

Lipa field ............................................................. 263

Liscome Bay, (USS) ................................................... 88 150

Little Kiska ............................................ . 52, 57, 62, 70, 71

Lockwood, Charles A., Jr., Vice Adm., USN . ............................. 335

Logan Victory, (USS) .................................................... 401

Loi Island ........................................................ 111, 303

Long, (USS) ............................................................. 344

Lorengao Airbase ........................................................ 305

 

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Los Negros ............................................................ 305

Losses, Ships U. S. Navy, Summary .............................. 417, 435‑139

Low, Francis S., Rear Adm., USN .......................................... 85

LSM‑20, (USS) ........................................................... 296

LSM‑318, (USS)........................................................... 320

LST‑282, (USS)....................................................... 229

LST‑314, (USS)....................................................... 253

LST‑359, (USS)....................................................... 333

LST‑376, (USS)....................................................... 253

LST‑460, (USS)....................................................... 325

LST‑472, (USS)....................................................... 325

LST‑477, (USS).................................................. 400, 402

LST‑496, (USS)....................................................... 253

LST‑499, (USS)....................................................... 253

LST‑523, (USS)....................................................... 253

LST‑577, (USS)....................................................... 378

LST‑738, (USS)....................................................... 325

LST‑749, (USS)....................................................... 337

LST‑750, (USS)....................................................... 325

LST‑759, (USS)....................................................... 337

LST‑921, (USS)....................................................... 253

Lubang field ............................................................ 263

Lubang Island ........................................................... 281

Lucena ............................................................. 278

Lumuna Point ....................................................... 201, 203

Lunga Point .......................................................... 21, 75

Luzon ............................................................ 170,

171, 228, 230, 233, 234, 242, 244‑247, 249‑251, 253, 256, 257,

262, 263, 267, 271‑274, 280, 281, 289, 290‑293, 299, 314‑319, 323,

324, 328, 332, 375.

Luzon, Battle of ........................................................ 316

 

M

 

Mabalacat Airfield ................................................. 251, 263

MacArthur, Douglas, Gen., USA ........................................... 77,

143, 178, 259, 260, 266, 270‑272, 275, 302, 303, 305‑307, 309, 311,

312, 314, 316, 319, 323, 386.

Macaw (USS) ............................................................. 126

Machinato Airfield ................................... 399, 405‑407, 420, 423

Mactan Island ...................................................... 233, 234

Madang ........................................................ 307, 308

Maddox, (USS) ............................................................ 67

Magicienne Bay ................................................. 169‑171, 173

Mahan, (USS) ............................................................ 294

Malts ............................................................. 199

Majuro Atoll ............................................. 132, 136, 175, 303

Makin Island ....................... 76, 80, 85, 87‑90, 93, 95, 98, 102, 300

Makin Island, landing on ................................................ 433

Mako Island ............................................................. 333

Malaita Island ....................................................... 44, 45

Malakal .............................................. 133, 195, 231, 368

 

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Maloelap ............................................................. 86,

91, 94, 96, 101, 104‑108, 112, 164, 165, 171, 179, 183, 185,

205‑208, 210, 212, 216, 220, 231, 235, 237, 294, 303, 308.

Malvar ........................................................ 264, 278

Manchuria ............................................................. 299

Mangejang Island ........................................................ 248

Maniagassa Island .................................................. 186, 312

Manila ........... 228, 250, 251, 257, 262, 277, 278, 281, 291, 300, 318

Manila Airstrip ......................................................... 268

Manila Bay ..................... 228, 247, 250, 267, 269, 272, 278, 316, 318

Manila Harbor ............................ 230, 257, 262, 264, 277, 290, 317

Manna River ............................................................. 390

Mannert L. Abele, (USS) ................................................ 400

Manokwari ............................................................. 313

Manus Island ....................................................... 305, 323

Marcus Island ........................................................... 74,

150, 156, 210, 216, 217, 221, 222, 224, 226, 227, 229, 230, 232,

233, 237‑240, 242, 246, 262‑265, 268, 271, 280, 282, 296, 289,

294, 309, 315, 321, 332, 336, 344, 346, 353, 356, 376, 377, 381,

384, 398, 442, 404, 409‑411, 416, 418, 420, 421, 427.

Mariana Group ........................................................... 167

Mariana Islands, Marianas .............................................. 118,

150, 157, 164, 165, 170, 173, 174, 176, 182, 185, 187, 189, 194,

207, 214, 217, 220, 224, 227‑230, 232, 233, 235, 240, 242, 248,

262, 267, 268, 270, 277‑290, 292‑296, 298, 300, 304, 305, 307,

309, 310, 312, 320, 321, 330, 331, 339‑341, 343, 344, 353‑355,

357, 359, 361, 363, 366, 367, 369, 375, 384, 399, 404, 411, 418,

428, 429.

Mariaon Island .......................................................... 134

Marinduque Island ................................................... 28, 281

Marine Air Force ................... 123, 225. See also Marine Aircraft Wings

Marine Corps Casualties (Summary) ....................................... 415

Marines of Victor Mike Baker 61 ......................................... 336

Marine Third Amphibious Corps ................... See Third Amphibious Corps

Mariveles Airfield ...................................................... 247

Mariveles Harbor ........................................................ 250

Marks, James Alexander, Lt. Comdr., USN ................................. 326

Marpi Point ........................................................ 182, 183

Marshalls‑Gilberts Area ................................................. 418

Marshall Islands, Marshalls .......................................... 85‑91,

93, 96, 98, 99, 101‑108, 113‑143, 145‑147, 149‑154, 156, 157,

159, 162‑166, 168, 170, 173‑180, 182, 185‑190, 194, 195, 197‑201,

203, 214, 216, 217, 219, 220, 222, 226‑229, 231, 233, 235, 236,

239‑242, 245, 246, 250‑252, 254, 258, 260, 262‑264, 266, 267,

270, 277‑284, 286‑292, 294, 295, 297, 299, 300, 302, 303,

305‑309, 320, 321, 323, 325‑327, 330‑332, 335, 340, 341, 353,

354, 356, 360‑362, 366, 368, 372‑375, 377‑379, 381, 384, 385,

388, 390, 394, 398, 403, 405, 408, 410, 411, 413, 418, 419, 422,

425, 427‑430.

Marshall Wharves ........................................................ 135

Maryland, (USS) .................................................... 257, 274

Masalog Point ................................................. 194, 196, 197

Masbate Harbor .......................................................... 252

Massacre Bay ................................................. 33, 34, 35, 80

Masu Town ............................................................. 393

 

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Matina .............................................................. 218

Matsuwa ............................................................ 125,

136‑138, 143, 157, 158, 166, 168, 246, 254, 265, 279, 309, 318,

332, 370, 372.

Matsuyama .............................................. 333, 395, 396, 423

Maug Island ................................................... 208, 215, 366

Maui .............................................................. 92

McCain, John S., Vice Adm., USN..................................... 246, 277

McCawley, (USS) .......................................................... 53

McIlwaine, Robert H., Lt. (jg), USNR...................................... 48

McKean, (USS) ............................................................ 86

McMorris, C. H., Vice Adm., USN ......................................... 340

Medina ............................................................. 309

Mediterranean ........................................................... 229

Mediterranean Area ...................................................... 320

Mediterranean Theatre ................................................... 415

Mel Jima ............................................................. 344

Mejit Atoll ............................................................. 306

Mejit Island ............................................................ 135

Meredith, (USS) ......................................................... 186

Merir Island ....................................................... 321, 332

Mesegon Island .......................................................... 140

Miantonomah, (USS) ...................................................... 253

Middleburg Island ....................................................... 312

Middle Village .......................................................... 226

Midway ........................................................ 431, 432

Midway, Battle of .............................................. 12, 255, 364

Miyako ............................................................ 382,

388, 395, 396, 403, 408, 413, 416, 421, 424, 430, 431

Miyako Jima ........................................................ 324, 325

Military Government, Angaur Island ........................... 236, 239, 315

Military Government, Kongauru ....................................... 239 315

Military Government, Ngesebus Island .............................. 239, 315

Military Government, Okinawa ...................................... 386, 389

Military Government, Peleliu ...................................... 239, 314

Military Government, Ujelang Atoll ...................................... 142

Military Governor, Volcano Islands ................................. 368, 369

Mille ............................................................. 85,

86, 89, 91, 94, 95‑102, 104, 106‑108, 111, 112, 126, 155,

162‑164, 171, 184, 188, 197, 206‑214, 216, 217, 219‑222, 231‑233,

235, 270, ........................................ 305, 308, 309.

Minami ................................................... 360, 361, 384

Minami Cape .............................................. 393, 408, 420, 428

Minami Daito .................................................. 375, 380, 419

Minami Saki ............................................................. 353

Mindanao Island .......................................... 218, 272, 299, 313

Mindanao Sea ....................................................... 256, 273

Mindiri ............................................................. 305

Mindoro .............................................. 253, 257, 281, 319

Mindoro Strait ................................................ 252, 272, 316

Mississinewa, (USS) ..................................................... 293

Mitchell, Sir Philip ..................................................... 93

Mitscher, Marc. A., Rear Adm., USN ...................... 108, 116, 118, 304

 

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Mitscher, Marc. A., Vice Adm., USN ..................................... 133,

146, 171, 178, 222, 241, 246, 271, 285, 287, 288, 304, 307, 308,

314, 327, 345, 348, 356, 358, 373, 382, 387, 394.

Miyakonojo (Kyushu) ..................................................... 423

Miyazaki ............................................................. 374

Moa, (HMNZS) ............................................................. 31

Moen Island ............................................................ 129,

130, 133, 135, 136, 138‑140, 143, 145, 149, 152, 162, 164, 170,

182, 185, 187, 207, 208, 210, 223, 228, 236, 239, 242, 247, 409.

Moen Airfield ........................................................... 217

Moffet, (USS) ............................................................ 57

Mogami Class (Japan) ................................................ 255‑257

Mogmog Island ........................................................... 248

Momote Airstrip ......................................................... 305

Momubaru Town ...................................................... 395, 396

Monaghan, (USS) .................................................... 325, 326

Montgomery, A. E., Rear Adm., USN................................... 79, 156

Moore, Ernest M., Brig. Gen., USA ....................................... 383

Moore, Henry R., Vice Adm. Sir, KCB, CVO, DSO ............................. 4

Moore, James T., Maj. Gen., USMC ........................................ 376

Morotai ............................................................. 271

Motobu Peninsula ........................................... 389‑393, 395‑403

Motor Torpedo Boat 323, (USS) ........................................... 325

Motoyama ............................................................. 358

Mount Alifan ............................................................ 191

Mount Alutam ............................................................ 196

Mount Barrigada ......................................................... 201

Mount Chachao ........................................................... 196

Mount Hood, (USS) ....................................................... 285

Mount Lasso ............................................................. 194

Mount Naufutan .......................................................... 172

Mount Santa Rosa ........................................................ 203

Mount Suribachi ...................................... 350‑352, 354, 355, 357

Mount Suribachi, U. S. Flag raised ...................................... 853

Mount Tapotchau .................................................... 171, 174

Mount Tenjo ........................................................ 196, 199

Mueller, Paul J., Maj. Gen., USA......................................... 223

Muko Jima ......................................... 202, 258, 281, 313, 396

Mulcahy, Francis P., Maj. Gen., USMC ......................... 225, 376, 389

Munda .... 1‑10, 14‑16, 18‑20, 23‑25, 27, 29, 30, 31, 36, 39, 43, 49‑54

Murilo ................................................... 141, 142, 151

Murray, George D., Vice Adm., USN ....................................... 343

Musashi (Japan) ............................................... 255, 273, 327

Musashina Aircraft plant ................................................ 318

Musashine Tama .......................................................... 347

Mussau Island ........................................................... 306

Mutcbo Point ............................................................ 186

 

N

 

Nachi (Japan) ........................................................... 255

Nactan ........................................................ 315, 328

Nafutan Point ............................................. 170, 171, 174‑176

 

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Nagato (Japan) .................................................... 255, 279

Nago Town ............................................................. 388

Nagoya ............................................................. 402

Nagumo Chuichi, Vice Adm., I. J. N. ..................................... 187

Naha ............................................... 399, 420, 423‑426

Nakagusuku ............................................................. 385

Nakama Village .......................................................... 405

Namorik ........................................................ 132, 306

Nampo Shoto ............................................................. 312

Namu ................................................... 112, 132, 306

Namur Island ............................................................ 303

Nanomea .............................................................. 84

Nansei Shoto ........................................ 259, 271, 335, 343, 360

Nan Wan ............................................................. 333

Nauru .............................................................. 8,

19, 28, 29, 48, 54, 60, 76, 78, 86‑90, 92, 95, 96, 101, 105, 109,

118, 119, 121, 123, 138, 151, 153, 154, 160, 162‑166, 170, 179,

183, 187, 194, 195, 197, 198, 200, 201, 203‑215, 217, 219‑221,

226, 229, 231, 239, 241, 242, 246, 250, 254, 258, 260, 262, 263,

266, 278, 282, 290, 326, 327.

Nauset, (USS) ............................................................ 76

Navajo, (USS) ............................................................ 76

Naval Air Transport Service ............................................. 323

Naval Ammunition Depot, Oahu ............................................ 166

Naval Base, Guam ........................................................ 312

Navy (U. S.) Casualties (Summary) ....................................... 415

Navy Cross .......................................................... 23, 58

Navy Judge Advocate General ............................................. 342

Negros Island ........................ 220, 233, 234, 251, 253, 314, 315, 328

Netherlands East Indian Waters .......................................... 279

Netherlands New Guinea .................................................. 313

Netherlands submarine ................................................... 279

Nevada, (USS) ........................................................... 348

New Britain .......................................... 97, 175, 300, 304‑306

New Georgia Islands ................. 1‑16, 20, 27, 29‑31, 39, 46, 49‑56, 60

New Guinea .. 130, 141, 175, 178, 277, 298, 299, 302, 305, 307‑309, 311, 313

New Guinea, Neutralized ................................................. 313

New Hebrides ............................................................. 36

New Ireland .............................................. 303, 304, 306, 309

New Zealand bombers ...................................................... 27

New Zealand pilots ....................................................... 47

New Zealand Troops ...................................................... 303

Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company .......................... 73

Newton, John H., Vice‑Adm., USN..................................... 310, 379

New York, (USS) ........................................................ .348

Ngabad Island ...................................................... 227, 228

Ngardmau Village ........................................................ 245

Ngardololok Town ........................................................ 226

Ngarmoked Island ........................................................ 255

Ngatpang ............................................................. 239

Ngatpang Bay, River ................................................ 240, 245

Ngeregong island ......................................... 267, 276, 317, 318

 

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Ngesang ............................................................. 267

Ngesebus Island .................................... 229, 234, 235, 239, 314

Ngulu ................................................... 250, 312, 316

Niagara, (USS) ........................................................... 36

Nichols Airfields ....................................................... 251

Nichols Field ................................... 228‑230, 250, 263, 278, 281

Nielson Airfield ................................................... 247, 251

Nielson field ........................................................... 263

Nimitz, C. W., Adm., USN ................................................ 28,

41, 73, 88, 143, 158, 178, 214, 225, 250, 258, 261, 271, 276, 290

Nimitz, C. W., Fleet Adm., USN ......................................... 293,

298, 307, 313, 318, 319, 323, 326, 334, 335, 340, 344, 368, 369,

386, 396, 403.

Ninety‑Sixth (96th) Army Division .................................. 395, 396

Ninety‑Sixth (96th) Division ............................. 392, 399, 420, 421

Ninety‑Sixth (96th) Infantry Div ................ 399, 407, 419‑421, 423‑430

Nittagahara ............................................................. 374

Niyako Group ............................................................ 378

Noa (USS) ............................................................. 226

Nobara ............................................................. 413

Noemfoor Island .................................................... 311, 313

Nomoi Island ....................................................... 146, 308

Nomwin ............................................................. 143

Normandy ............................................................. 184

North Africa ..................................................... 62, 63, 64

North and South Heads ................................................ 25, 28

North Head ................... 19, 21, 25, 26, 28, 40, 52, 54, 58, 62, 70‑72

Northern Philippines, attack against .... 230. See also Battle Philippine Sea

Northwestern (U. S.) Station Ship ........................................ 68

Norway ............................................................. 184

Norwegian bases ......................................................... 218

Noshiro Class (Japan) ............................................... 255‑257

Numa Numa Harbor ................................................ 19, 23, 41

 

O

 

Oahu ............................................................. 432

Oahu, Naval Ammunition Depot ............................................ 166

Ocean Island ........................................................ 163‑166

Office of War Information ................................................ 74

Ohama ............................................................. 379

Ohama Town ............................................................. 425

Oita ........................................................ 374, 423

Okayama ................................................... 243, 247, 322

Okdoura Town ............................................................ 248

Okimura Town ........................ 266, 276, 321, 322, 329, 340, 353, 355

Okina Daito Jima ........................................................ 361

Okinoyerabu Jima ................................................... 360, 361

Okinawa, Okinawa Island ................................................ 244,

245, 271, 320‑322, 324, 325, 333, 335, 360, 361, 375, 377, 378,

381-393, 395‑413, 415‑421, 423‑431.

Okinawa, Military Government ............................................ 389

Oldendorf, J. B., Rear Adm., USN ................................... 146, 308

Omaha (USS) ........................................................ 110, 111

 

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Ommaney Bay (USS) ....................................................... 344

Omura Town .............................. 202, 355, 356, 360, 361, 374, 423

One Hundred Fourth (104th) Artillery Battalion ......................... 304

One Hundred Sixth (106th) Army Infantry ....................... 115, 117, 304

One Hundred Sixth (106th) Infantry Regiment ............................. 304

One Hundred Eighty‑Fourth (184th) Regiment .............................. 429

Onekotan Island ... 128, 136, 138, 212, 216, 220, 237, 254, 264, 265, 295, 332

Ora Bay ............................................................. 388

Ormac ........................................................ 234, 296

Ormac Bay ........................................................ 266, 317

Oroluk ............................... 124, 125, 135, 136, 138, 149, 295

Orote Airfield .......................................................... 187

Orote Peninsula ................................. 174, 191, 192, 194‑199, 203

Orote Point ............................................................. 186

Orro Town ............................................................. 187

Osmena, President Sergio ................................................ 324

Osprey (USS) ............................................................ 205

Ota Aircraft Factory ............................................... 347, 357

Otomari ............................................................. 264

Ototo Jima ............................................................. 340

Olongapo ............................................................. 290

 

P

 

Pacific typhoon ......................................................... 326

Pado ............................................................. 199

Pagan, Pagan Island .................................................... 165,

167, 173, 176, 182, 185, 139, 191, 194, 207‑217, 219‑224,

227‑231, 233, 235, 237, 238, 240, 242, 246, 248, 254, 258‑262,

264, 265, 267, 270, 277, 280, 282‑284, 286‑289, 292, 295, 309,

311, 353‑355, 357, 361.

Pago Point ............................................................. 198

Pakin Island ......................................... 129, 137‑140, 157, 163

Palau Area ............................................................. 268

Palau Group ........... 195, 221, 223, 235, 241, 252, 258, 267, 282, 299, 314

Palau Islands, Palaus .................................................. 130,

133, 134, 140, 150, 175, 178, 216, 217, 219, 221‑223, 225, 231,

232, 235, 236, 240, 241, 245, 254, 260‑264, 266‑270, 276‑280,

282, 283, 296, 298, 306, 309, 312‑315, 318, 320, 321, 323,

326‑328, 330‑332, 334‑336, 338‑341, 343‑347, 353‑359, 361‑367,

370‑372, 374‑377, 380, 383‑385, 387, 388, 390‑392, 394‑396,

398‑401, 403‑405, 407, 408, 410‑413, 417‑424, 427‑431.

Palawan ............................................................. 316

Palmer (USS) ............................................................ 337

Panay Island ....................................................... 220, 314

Panay, Southern ......................................................... 234

Param Island .......... 130, 136, 141, 143, 145, 162, 164, 188, 203, 409, 410

Paramushiru ............................................................. 60,

75, 97, 103, 110, 112, 117, 120, 121, 125, 128, 136‑138, 143,

145, 147, 148, 152, 154, 155, 159‑161, 166, 168, 170, 175, 176,

179, 185, 193, 204, 206‑208, 210‑213, 215, 216, 219, 220, 222,

223, 226, 228, 233, 235, 237, 238, 246, 247, 254, 260, 261,

263‑265, 284, 287, 300, 303, 311, 323, 326, 328, 332, 333, 339,

353, 366, 367, 372, 374, 378, 393, 698, 419, 420, 425, 428, 431.

 

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Paramushiru Straits ...................................................... 60

Parry island .................................................. 117, 118, 304

Partridge (USS) ......................................................... 186

Pasig Airfield .......................................................... 251

Pati Point ............................................................. 204

PC‑487 (USS) ............................................................. 65

PC‑496 (USS) ............................................................. 66

PC‑558 (USS) ............................................................ 164

PC‑565 (USS) ............................................................. 73

PC‑1129 (USS) ........................................................... 347

PC‑1261 (USS) ........................................................... 205

Pearl Harbor........................................................ 83, 116,

158, 166, 177, 187, 257, 273, 290, 293, 310, 364, 372, 432

Peacock Island .......................................................... 159

Peacock Point ........................................................... 153

Peale Island ........................................................ 79, 153

Peleliu, Peleliu Island ................................................ 195,

217, 219, 221, 222, 224‑242, 245, 246, 252, 260, 261, 267, 271,

278, 283, 299, 314, 317, 323, 332, 353, 359, 367, 375, 405.

Peleliu Airfield ................................................... 225, 226

Pelpeli .............................................................. 23

Pennsylvania (USS) ................................................. 257, 274

Perkins (USS) ............................................................ 97

Perry (USS) ............................................................. 225

Pescadores ........................................................ 243, 333

PGM‑18 (USS) ............................................................ 400

Philippine Island Archipelago ........................................... 253

Philippine Area .................................................. 277, 285,

320, 321, 337, 344, 347, 364, 378, 383, 391, 417, 430

Philippine Commonwealth ................................................. 271

Philippines Island, Philippines ........................................ 175,

218, 220, 221, 228, 230, 231, 233, 246‑252, 255, 256, 258‑260,

270274, 276, 280, 281, 286, 289, 290, 291, 294, 296, 298‑300,

309, 313‑317, 319, 323‑325, 328, 335, 336, 343.

Philippine Sea ..................................................... 248, 255

Philippine Sea, Battle of .......................................... 231, 310

Philippine Sea, First Battle of .............................. 255, 338, 343

Philippine Sea, Second Battle of ....................................... 255,

259, 260, 270, 275, 276, 287, 288, 300, 316, 343.

Phoenix Island ............................................................ 8

Pickerel (USS) ........................................................... 66

Pingelap .............................................. 124, 125, 129, 139

Piti Town 184, 186, 191

Plymouth (USS) ........................................................... 67

Poillo Island ........................................................... 255

Pompano (USS) ............................................................ 98

Ponape, Ponape Island .................................................. 115,

116, 118‑129, 131‑143, 145‑149, 151‑157, 159, 160, 162‑164, 166,

170‑172, 175, 176, 179, 187, 193‑195, 198, 200, 203, 205‑208, 210

212, 216, 219, 223, 224, 227, 230, 233, 238, 250, 258, 280, 283,

286, 303, 308, 340, 341, 360, 362, 363, 365, 366, 422.

Ponape Town ............... 138, 143, 145, 147, 149, 153, 157, 163, 164, 308

Poporang Island ...................................................... 20, 50

Porcupine (USS) ......................................................... 325

Port Nhabe ............................................................. 327

 

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Post, Charles g., Comdr., USNR.:......................................... 113

Patangeras Island ....................................................... 248

Pownall, Charles A., Rear Adm., USN................................... 74, 90

Pratas Reef ............................................................. 330

Pratt, John Lockwood, Capt., USN......................................... 375

President of United States .............................................. 56,

65, 74, 79, 91, 99, 113, 122, 134, 149, 154, 158, 162, 183, 192,

204, 218, 239, 265, 288, 324, 341, 364, 385, 389, 414.

Price, John D., Rear Adm., USN........................................... 108

Prime Minister, Great Britain ........................................... 56,

65, 74, 79, 91, 99, 113, 122, 134, 149, 162, 183, 204, 218, 239,

265, 288, 324, 341, 364, 389.

PT Boats ........................................................ 273, 274

PT‑73 (USS) ............................................................. 347

PT‑77 (USS) ............................................................. 364

PT‑79 (USS) ............................................................. 364

PT‑202 (USS)............................................................. 229

PT‑818 (USS)............................................................. 229

PT‑321 (USS)............................................................. 277

PT‑300 (USS)............................................................. 320

PT‑311 (USS)............................................................. 320

PT‑320 (USS)............................................................. 277

PT‑338 (USS)............................................................. 347

PT‑363 (USS)............................................................. 285

PT‑368 (USS)............................................................. 277

PT‑371 (USS)............................................................. 277

PT‑509 (USS)............................................................. 253

PT‑555 (USS)............................................................. 229

Pulan ............................................................. 199

Puluwat Island ...................... 141, 145, 152, 153, 163, 342, 356, 398

Pringle (USS) ........................................................... 400

Princeton (USS) ................................ 253, 255, 257, 270, 273, 316

 

Q

 

Quang-Ngai .............................................................. 329

Quinhon Harbor .......................................................... 327

 

R

 

R-12(USS) .............................................................. 49

Rabaul ............................................... 299, 301, 303‑306

Radford, A. W., Rear Adm., USN...................................... 177, 388

Radio Tokyo ............................................................. 250

Ramapo (USS) ............................................................. 73

Ram Buyto ............................................................. 306

Rat Island Group ......................................................... 27

Rawlings, Bernard, Vice Adm. Sir, RN .............................. 379, 381

Redwing (USS) ............................................................ 67

Reid (USS) ............................................................. 321

Reliquary ............................................................. 243

Reichmuth, F. L., Rear Adm., USN......................................... 268

Rekata Bay 2, 7, 11, 13, 15, 16, 20, 24‑26, 31, 33, 34, 37, 47, 51, 52, 54

 

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Rendova Island............................................... 4, 9, 52‑55, 59

Reynard Cove ......................................................... 71, 72

Rich, (USS) ............................................................. 186

Richardson, Robert C., Jr., Lt. Gen., USAF................................ 88

Ringi Cove ..................................................... . 15, 26, 36

Rioj Town ............................................................. 429

Rio Grande (Germany) ............................................... 110, 111

Ritidian Point .......................................................... 203

Robalo (USS) ............................................................ 216

Roberts, William C., Capt., USMC...................................... 77, 78

Robertson, Thurmond Edgar, Ens., USN...................................... 37

Robinson, James J., Lt. Comdr., USNR..................................... 342

Robinson, Ray A., Cpl.................................................... 368

Rocket‑propelled suicide bombs .......................................... 406

Rockey, Keller E., Maj. Gen., USMC................................. 348, 368

Rockwell, Francis W., Rear Adm., USN...................................... 42

Roi Island ................... 90, 95, 101, 103, 104, 106‑109, 112, 115, 303

Rongelap Atoll ..................................................... 135, 306

Rongerik Atoll .......................................................... 306

Roosevelt, President .................................................... 154

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, death of .................................... 392

Roosevelt, James, Maj., USMCR............................................ 433

Roviana Lagoon ............................................................ 8

Rowan (USS) .............................................................. 76

Rowell, Ross E., Maj. Gen., USMC......................................... 225

Royal Canadian Air Force ............................................. 38, 61

Rota, Rota Island ...................................................... 164,

165, 167, 169, 173‑176, 178‑180, 182, 184‑189, 193‑195, 207‑212,

215, 216, 219, 222, 224, 228‑230, 232, 293, 235, 240, 246, 251, 254, 258‑262, 264‑267, 270, 276, 278, 279, 291_286, 288, 289,

293, 294, 296, $04, 309, 311, 320, 321, 331, 339‑341, 344, 363.

Rota Town ........................................................ 185, 189

Runner (USS) ............................................................. 81

Ruo Island ............................................................. 141

Rupertus, William H., Maj. Gen., USMC.................................... 222

Russell Island .............................. 25, 32, 34, 43, 44, 49, 50, 75

Russia ............................................................. 134

Ryukyu Archipelago ................................................. 244, 315

Ryukyu Islands, Ryukyu ................................................. 240,

243, 247, 249, 252, 299, 321, 333, 335, 337, 375‑381, 384, 387,

388, 391, 393‑395, 397‑400, 402, 404, 406‑409, 411, 415, 416,

419, 427, 428.

Ryukyu‑Formosa‑Luzon Area ............................................... 249

 

S

 

S‑28 (USS) ............................................................. 185

S‑44 (USS) ............................................................. 112

Sabang ........................................................ 307, 308

Saeki ........................................................ 374, 423

Saidor ........................................................ 302, 305

Saigon ................................................... 326, 327, 329

St. Augustine (USS) ................................................ 100, 101

 

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Saint Lo (USS) ..................................................... 270, 316

St. Matthias Group ................................................. 305, 306

Saipan ........................................................... 118,

140, 157, 164‑171, 173‑176, 178‑180, 182‑190, 194‑197, 201, 210,

260, 264, 276, 278, 280, 282, 283, 286, 296, 298, 299, 304, 307,

309, 312, 318‑321, 353, 359, 367, 369, 375, 384, 399, 404.

Sakishima Group ........................................................ 324,

325, 333, 379, 381, 382, 384, 388, 389, 395, 396, 398, 401‑406,

408‑413, 415, 416, 419, 421, 423‑425, 429‑431.

Salerno .............................................................. 80

Salerno, Gulf of ......................................................... 78

Sallada, H. B., Rear Adm., USN........................................... 246

Samar, Battle of ........................................................ 276

Samar Island ........................................ 256, 272, 275, 300, 316

Samuel B. Roberts (USS) ............................................ 270, 316

San Bernardino Strait ................................. 254‑257, 272‑275, 316

San Cristobal Island ................................................. 36, 47

San Fernando ............................................. 251, 278, 281, 291

San Francisco ........................................................... 300

Sandy Hook, New Jersey ................................................... 98

San Jose ............................................................. 291

San Miguel Bay .......................................................... 290

San Pablo Airfield ...................................................... 251

Sansapor, Cape .......................................................... 313

Santa Cruz ................................................... 278, 280, 281

Santa Isabel Island ... 13, 15, 16, 20, 24‑26, 31, 33, 34, 37, 47, 51, 52, 54

San Vicente ............................................................. 249

Sarana Bay .......................................................... 35, 44

Sarana Pass .............................................................. 34

Sarangani Bay ........................................................... 218

Saratoga (USS) .......................................................... 307

Saravis ............................................................. 234

Sasa River ............................................................. 192

Sasebo ......................................................... 187, 312

Sassayan Point ..................................................... 187, 312

Satawan ................................................... 199, 200, 201

Saucio ........................................................ 146, 308

Saupon Point ............................................................ 199

Savo Island ...................................................... 47, 49, 60

Sawar ........................................................ 142, 307

SC‑694 (USS).............................................................. 75

SC‑696 (USS).............................................................. 75

SC‑744 (USS)............................................................. 325

Scamp (USS) ............................................................. 391

Schmidt, Harry, Maj. Gen., USMC.......................... 108, 192, 348, 368

Schreder, Richard E., Lt., USNR .......................................... 22

Scorpion (USS) .......................................................... 127

Sculpin (USS) ........................................................... 125

Sea Battles of World War II ............................................. 255

Seabees ................................................... 169, 195, 225

Seawolf (USS) ........................................................... 298

Second Battle of Philippine Sea ........................................ 231,

255, 259, 260, 270, 275, 276, 287, 288, 300, 316, 343.

 

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Second (2nd) Marine Aircraft Wing .................................. 235‑241,

245, 251‑252, 254, 258‑262, 264‑270, 276‑289, 291, 292, 294‑296,

298‑300, 320, 321, 334, 389, 404‑407, 412, 415, 417, 419‑421, 423

426.

Second (2nd) Marine Division 87, 179, 180, 186, 192, 193, 198, 199, 310, 312

Secretary of Navy .................................................. 181, 414

Secretary of Navy, Acting, Forrestal, James ............................. 144

Secretary of Navy, Forrestal, James .. 153, 154, 161, 172, 181, 276, 342, 392

Secretary of Navy, Knox, William Franklin .................... 143, 144, 154

Secretary of State ...................................................... 414

Secretary of War ........................................................ 342

Segula Island ............................................................ 72

Sentinel (USS) ........................................................... 67

Serpens (USS) ........................................................... 359

Service Force, Comdr. Atlantic Fleet .................................... 258

Service Force Pacific ................................................... 287

Sesoko Island ........................................................... 402

Seventeenth (17th) Naval District ....................................... 307

Seventh (7th) Army Air Force ............................................ 28,

84, 85, 87‑89, 91‑105, 107, 108, 111‑116, 118‑157, 159, 160, 162‑

166, 170‑172, 174, 176, 179, 180, 182‑188, 190, 191, 193‑195, 197,

198, 200‑217, 219‑224, 226‑248, 250‑252, 254, 258‑268, 270, 276,

277, 279, 280, 282‑284, 286‑289, 295, 300, 307, 328, 331, 336, 340,

341, 345, 346, 355, 356, 358, 361., 362, 364, 367, 368, 370, 373,

375‑ 379, 381, 383, 388, 392, 401, 402, 406, 408‑413, 416‑418, 420,

421, 425, 427, 429, 430.

Seventh (7th) Army Fighter Command ..................................... 368,

370, 375, 377‑379, 383, 390, 391, 397‑399, 402, 407‑409, 413,

416, 418, 425, 427.

Seventh (7th) Bomber Command ........................................ 28, 398

Seventh (7th) Fleet ......... 254‑257, 259, 260, 275, 305, 307, 309, 316, 375

Seventh (7th) Infantry Division ........................................ 108,

303, 383, 399, 400, 403, 406‑409, 411, 413, 429, 430.

Seventy‑seventh (77th) Army Division ............................... 382, 425

Seventy‑seventh (77th) Infantry Division, USA .......................... 191,

192, 199, 201, 205, 312, 403, 409, 411, 413, 419, 420, 423‑430.

Shafroth, John F., Rear Adm., USN.................................. 166, 379

Shark (USS) ............................................................. 358

Sharp, Alexander, Rear Adm., USN......................................... 258

Shasukotan Island .................................................. 136, 137

Shaw, Howard R., Comdr., USN.............................................. 58

Shelton (USS) ........................................................... 277

Sherman, Frederick C., Rear Adm., USN .......... 246, 268, 302, 385, 387, 388

Sherman, Forrest P., Rear Adm., USN ........................... 319, 323, 340

Shikoku .............................................. 374, 408, 423, 430

Shimonoseki Strait ...................................................... 407

Shimushiru Island ............................. 154, 158, 160, 168, 366, 371

Shimushu Island ........................................................ 112,

117, 120, 125, 128, 136, 137, 143, 148, 152, 154‑157, 159, 160,

166, 168, 170, 173, 175, 176, 179, 185, 193, 207, 220, 222, 226,

236, 238, 246, 254, 333, 335, 339‑341, 378, 381, 393, 399, 408,

409, 419, 420, 424, 425, 428.

 

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Shinchiku 393, 395, 399

Ships, U. S. Losses, Summary, ...................................... 436‑439

Shokaku (Japan) ......................................................... 172

Shortland Area, Islands ................................................ 1‑3,

6‑10, 13, 15, 17‑23, 29, 31, 35, 36, 45, 46, 48, 50, 51, 55, 302,

309.

Shuri ...................................... 418, 420, 421, 426-428, 430

Shuri Town ............................................................. 424

Sibuyan Sea ...................................... 252, 253, 255‑257, 273‑275

Sicily ...................................................... 62, 63, 65

Silver Star Medal ........................................................ 58

Singapore Area .......................................................... 255

Siren, (USS) ....................................................... 112, 113

Sixth (6th) Army ................................................... 302, 316

Sixth (6th) Marine Division .......................... 392, 418, 420, 423‑430

Skill (USS) .............................................................. 78

Skylark (USS) ........................................................... 400

Smith, Allan E., Rear Adm., USN .................................... 269, 287

Smith, Holland McT., Lt. Gen., USMC........ 87, 108, 190, 199, 348, 368, 372

Smith, Julian C., Maj. Gen., USMC............................... 87, 221, 314

Smith, Nathan R., 1st Lieut.............................................. 369

Smith, Ralph, Maj. Gen., USA.............................................. 87

Smith, Wm. Ward, Vice Adm., USN.......................................... 364

Soerabaja ............................................................. 308

Solomon Group, Islands, Solomons ....................................... 1‑4,

6, 7, 9, 10, 13, 18‑21, 23‑27, 30‑32, 36, 39, 43, 50, 58, 150,

175, 299, 302, 306, 307, 433, 434.

Salmon Lagoon ............................................................ 19

Somers (USS) ............................................................ 110

Somerville, James, Adm. Sir., RN ........................................ 307

Sonoma (USS) ............................................................ 277

Sonsoral Island ........................... 294, 321, 332, 335, 354, 380, 410

Sorian Island ........................................................... 248

Soror ............................................................. 312

South Bank ............................................................. 430

South China ........................................................ 335, 337

South China Sea .................................................... 272, 316

Southwest Pacific Area .................................................. 302

South Pacific Area and South Pacific Force .............................. 379

South Pacific Area, Command of .......................................... 169

Southwest Pacific Area, Commander in Chief .............................. 141

South Head ...................................................... 62, 70, 71

Sowell, Jesse C., Comdr., USN............................................. 57

Spence (USS) ....................................................... 325, 326

Spencer (USCG) ........................................................... 40

Spruance, Raymond A., Adm., USN......................................... 116,

133, 169, 171, 306, 310, 345, 346, 348, 356, 358, 373, 379, 381.

Spruance, Raymond A., Vice Adm., USN................................. 87, 107

Stafford, D. A., Col., USMC.............................................. 368

Stark, Harold R., Adm., USN.............................................. 117

Stimson, Henry L., Secretary of War ..................................... 342

Stoddard, William F., Jr., Marine Sgt................................ 77, 78

 

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Strategic Air Force, Pacific Ocean Area ................................ 287,

290‑292, 294, 295‑299, 318, 320‑323, 325‑327, 329‑336, 338‑341,

343‑346, 348, 353, 355, 356, 358, 360‑368, 370‑372, 374, 384,

391, 399, 404, 407.

Strohbehn, Walter W., Comdr., USN................................... 109, 110

Strong (USS) ............................................................. 55

Suavanua Plantation ...................................................... 11

Subic Bay .............................................. 228, 278, 281, 290

Submarines, German .............................................. See U‑boat.

Submarines, U. S. ....................................................... 4,

11, 17, 26, 27, 32, 45, 51, 56, 64, 66, 68, 74, 75, 80‑82, 84,

88, 90, 93, 96, 98, 102, 106, 112, 114, 119, 122, 126, 127, 132,

138, 146, 164, 172, 181, 189, 196, 205, 209, 213, 218, 225, 238,

248, 259, 265, 279, 284, 292, 296, 297, 299, 301, 307, 320, 324,

331, 334, 336‑339, 341, 345, 349, 350, 359, 365, 372, 380, 393,

408, 409, 422.

Submarine Forces, Pacific Fleet ......................................... 158

Sugar Loaf Hill ............................................... 425, 426, 428

Sulu Sea .................................... 252, 253, 255, 256, 273, 317

Sumatra ........................................................ 299, 307

Suribachi .... 206, 207, 246, 277, 287, 323, 326, 328, 349, 355, 366, 368,

369, 431

Suribachi Bay ........................................................... 246

Suribachi Port .......................................................... 431

Suribachi, U. S. Flag raised............................................. 353

Surigao ............................................................. 218

Surigao Strait ........................... 255, 256, 272, 273, 276, 300, 317

Surigao Strait, Battle of ............................................... 276

Susaki ............................................................. 383

Susan B. Anthony (USS) .................................................. 186

Suzaki ........................................................ 377, 378

Suzuki Airfield ......................................................... 402

Swatow ........................................................ 329, 330

Swerve (USS) ............................................................ 196

Swordfish (USS) ......................................................... 410

 

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Tachiarai ............................................................. 423

Tachigawa ............................................................. 347

Tactical Air Force ................................................. 402, 413

Taichu ............................................................. 243

Taien ............................................................. 333

Taiho Class (Japan) ..................................................... 171

Taikoo ............................................................. 330

Tainan ........................................................ 247, 328

Tatra Town ............................................................. 429

Taira Machi ............................................................. 428

Taka Atoll (Marshall) ................................................... 306

Taka Banare Island ...................................................... 402

Takaesu ............................................................. 384

Takamotoji ........................................................ 426, 427

Takamotoji Town ......................................................... 423

Takimotoji ............................................................. 425

Takao .............................................. 247, 322, 330, 333

 

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Talasea ............................................................. 305

Tamsui ............................................................. 243

Tamsui River ............................................................ 322

Tanabaru ............................................................. 404

Tanahmerah Bay ..................................................... 142, 307

Tanapag ............................................... 165, 178‑180, 183

Tanega Island ....................................... 378, 391, 395, 397, 411

Tang (USS) ............................................................. 339

Taongi Atoll ............................................................ 142

Tarawa ............................................................. 22,

28, 29, 48, 76, 81, 84‑89, 91‑100, 102, 104‑108, 112, 178, 182,

184, 237, 300.

Tarlac ........................................................ 251, 263

Taroa Airdrome ....................................................... 89, 91

Taroa Island ............................................................ 112

Task Force Fifty‑Eight (58) ............................................. 348

Tateyama Naval Air Station .............................................. 416

Tedder, Fondville L., Comdr., USN......................................... 57

Tennessee (USS) ............................................... 257, 274, 348

Tenth (10th) Army ...................................................... 381,

383, 385, 397‑401, 407, 410‑413, 416, 418‑421, 423, 425‑427, 430.

Tenth (10th) Fleet ................................................... 85, 86

Texas (USS) ............................................................. 348

Thanh Son Nhut airbase .................................................. 327

Third (3rd) Amphibious Corps, Marine ................................... 190,

196, 221, 222, 314, 354, 355, 381‑383, 385‑391, 393, 395‑405,

415, 418, 425, 428.

Third (3rd) Fleet ...................................................... 169,

221, 230, 231, 241, 245, 246, 250, 252‑263, 266, 269, 271,

273‑275, 278, 280, 281, 287, 310, 316‑319, 335.

Third (3rd) Marine Division ............................................ 191,

192, 205, 312, 351, 355, 356, 358‑361, 363, 365‑368, 370

Thirteenth Naval District ............................................... 307

Thirty‑Second (32nd) Regiment ........................................... 429

Three Hundred Eighteenth (318th) Army Fighter Group ................ 426, 427

Three Hundred Eighty‑Third (383rd) Infantry Regiment .......... 420, 421, 425

Three Hundred Eighty‑Second (382nd) Regiment ............................ 430

Three Hundred Seventh Regiment (307th) .................................. 425

Tide (USS) ............................................................. 186

Timoneng ............................................................. 199

Tinian Island .......................................................... 118,

140, 164, 165, 167, 170, 173, 176, 178, 179, 182, 18'3, 186,

189‑201, 206, 210, 260, 264, 278, 283, 298, 299, 304, 307, 309,

312, 313, 331, 353, 359, 367, 369, 375, 384, 399, 404.

Tinian Town ............................................................. 197

Tinputs Harbor ........................................................... 41

Tmiet Island ............................................................ 103

Tobara ............................................................. 383

Togcha Bay ............................................................. 197

Tojimbara ............................................................. 381

Tokara ............................................................. 427

Tokuno ..................... 360, 361, 378, 381, 384, 393, 407, 411, 427

 

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Tokyo ............................................................ 270,

299‑301, 310, 312, 315, 318, 345‑347, 349, 356, 357, 368, 377,

382, 399, 408, 416, 425, 430.

Tokyo, attacks on .............................. 346, 347, 349, 356, 357, 425

Tol Island ............................................................. 143

Tomari Cape ............................................................. 398

Tomari Zaki ............................................................. 378

Tomlinson, D. W., Capt., USNR............................................ 323

Tone (Japan) ............................................................ 255

Tonolei Harbor ........................................................... 19

Tori Island ............................................................. 420

Torishima Group ......................................................... 393

Tori Shima Island ......................................... 263‑265, 335, 372

Torishima Retto ......................................................... 328

Torina ............................................................. 305

Toshien ........................................................ 325, 333

Toto ............................................................. 199

Toyhara ............................................................. 328

Triton (USS) ............................................................. 60

Trout (USS) ............................................................. 191

Truk, Truk Atoll ................................................... 115‑116,

119, 122, 124, 129‑133, 135, 136, 138‑141, 143, 145‑153, 159‑166,

170, 172, 174‑180, 182‑188, 190, 191, 193‑195, 197, 198‑200, 203,

205, 207, 208, 210, 212, 215, 217, 219, 223, 228, 233, 235, 236,

239, 242, 245, 247, 248, 279, 293, 299, 301, 304, 305, 308, 330,

344, 346, 347, 372, 377, 388, 392, 401, 406‑408, 410, 411, 413,

416‑423, 427, 430.

Truk Atoll Harbor ............................................. 153, 406, 408

Truk Lagoon .................................... 145, 152, 195, 198, 304, 401

Truman, Harry S., President ............................................. 414

Tsugen Island ........................................................... 391

Tsushima ............................................................. 412

Tsuwa ............................................................. 388

Tsuwa Village ........................................................... 390

Tulaga Island .................................................... 1, 47, 433

Tullibee (USS) .......................................................... 191

Tumon Bay ......................................................... 199‑201

Turner, Richmond K., Vice Adm., USN..........................................

....................... 87, 107, 115, 190, 310, 348, 368, 381, 390

Turner (USS) ......................................................... 97, 98

Twentieth (20th) Air Force .................................... 287, 382, 386

Twenty‑eighth (28th) Regiment‑Marines ................................... 353

Twenty‑first (21st) Bomber Command .................. 287, 295, 333, 349, 408

Twenty‑fourth (24th) Army Corps.................................... 381‑383,

385‑393, 395‑406, 415, 418, 420, 428

Twenty‑fourth (24th) Regiment Army Infantry ............................. 353

Twenty‑second (22nd) Marines ........................ 115, 117, 123, 304, 423

Twenty‑seventh (27th) Infantry Division ................................. 87,

179, 180, 310, 392, 399, 405‑407, 431.

Twenty‑seventh (27th) Regiment of Marines ............................... 350

Tyan Airfield ........................................................... 199

 

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U‑Boats .............................................................. 4,

10, 16, 22‑‑24, 29, 30, 37, 40, 41, 43, 56, 57, 64‑66, 73‑75, 77,

79, 82, 83, 85, 86, 88, 91, 99, 100, 106, 109, 110, 112, 113,

122, 128, 134, 135, 142, 149, 150, 155, 160‑163, 183, 184,

200‑204, 218, 239, 265, 288, 324, 341, 364, 389, 424.

Uchi Tomari ........................................................ 385, 389

Ugali ............................................................... 9

Uhushi Point Airfield ................................................... 195

Ujae Atoll ................................................... 114, 132, 305

Ujelang Island ............................ 112, 115, 129, 135, 140, 142, 307

Ukudu ............................................................. 203

Ulithi Atoll ....................................................... 248, 314

Ulithi Island .................. 133, 195, 211, 217, 290, 306, 312, 313, 322

Ulithi Lagoon ........................................................... 248

Ulul Island .................................................... 135‑141, 148

Uman Island ........................................................ 130, 136

Umatac Town ............................................................. 186

Umurbrogol Hill ............................................... 232, 234, 235

Umurbrogol Mountain ....................................... 229, 232, 238‑240

U. S. Military Government (Islands) ........... 391, 397, 404, 418, 426, 431

United Nations War Crimes Commission .................................... 342

Unten Bay .............................................. 378, 381, 384, 390

Urasoe Mura ............................................................. 405

Urukthapel Island ............................... 327‑329, 332, 335, 339, 357

Ushi Point ............................................................. 193

Utana ............................................................. 199

Utirik Atoll .................................................. 115, 135, 306

 

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Valencia Airfield ....................................................... 218

Vandegrift, Alexander A., Maj. Gen., USMC................................ 434

Vangavanga .......................................................... 26, 30

Vangunu Island ....................................................... 50, 55

Vian, Philip, Rear Adm. Sir, RN.......................................... 379

Victor Mike Baker 61‑Marines ............................................ 336

Victorious (HMS) ........................................................ 410

Vigan ............................................................. 290

Vila ... 1‑7, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, 20‑22, 24, 31, 44, 46, 48, 50‑54, 59

Vella Lavella ....................................... 11, 27, 48, 59, 82, 83

Vineyard Sound, lightship ............................................... 224

Viru Harbor .................................................... 1, 5, 16, 53

Visayan Sea ............................................................. 273

Visayas Group .................................................. 233, 314‑316

Vitlaz Strait ........................................................... 308

Vogelkop ............................................................. 313

Volcano Islands ........................................................ 167,

174, 180, 188, 190, 202, 206‑208, 211‑214, 216, 217, 219‑221,

224, 228, 231, 233, 235, 236, 238‑240, 242, 247, 252, 254, 258,

259, 261, 262, 264‑266, 282‑284, 286‑292, 294‑299, 310, 311, 313,

320‑322, 325‑327, 329, 331, 332, 335, 336, 338‑341, 343‑346, 348,

368.

 

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Volcano Islands, Military Government .................................... 369

Vori Point .............................................................. 59

Vura Village ............................................................. 55

 

W

 

Wahoo (USS) .............................................................. 89

Wainwright (USS) ........................................................ 109

Wakde‑Sawar Airfields ................................................... 142

Wakde Island ................................................... 142, 307‑309

Wake, Wake Island ....................................................... 33,

61, 62, 79, 107, 108, 111, 114, 120, 123, 128, 132, 134, 139,

140, 147, 149, 153, 156, 159, 203‑205, 210, 211, 215, 233, 235,

239, 240, 242, 246, 248, 263, 264, 279, 283, 284, 285, 290, 300,

303, 309, 313, 330, 332, 360, 361, 364, 365, 368, 374, 375, 377,

390, 394, 405, 410, 420, 424.

Wallace, F. G., Maj. Gen., U. S. A. ..................................... 418

Wana .............................................. 423, 425, 426, 428

War Crimes Office, Navy ............................................ 342, 343

Ward (USS) ............................................................. 294

War Shipping Administration ............................................. 236

Wasmuth (USS) ........................................................ 72, 73

Wasp (USS) ........................................................ 257, 369

Watson, T. E., Brig. Gen., USMC.......................................... 115

Weir, John M., Brig. Gen., USA........................................... 342

Weserland (Germany) ..................................................... 110

West Lipa field ......................................................... 278

West Virginia (USS) ................................................ 257, 274

Western Defense Command .................................................. 42

Western Sea Frontier, Commander ......................................... 268

Wewak ............................................................. 305

Wickham Anchorage ........................................................ 55

Wilcox (USCG) ............................................................ 78

Wilkes Island .................................................. 79, 153, 159

Wilkes, John, Rear Adm., USN............................................. 117

Wilkinson, T. S., Rear Adm., USN.............................. 166, 221, 303

Wilkinson, T. S., Vice Adm., USN......................................... 314

Willaumez Peninsula ..................................................... 305

Williams, Robert Pershing, Lt., USNR...................................... 77

Wilson Strait ............................................................ 48

WMS‑304 (USS) ........................................................... 253

WMS‑350 (USS) ........................................................... 253

WMS‑378 (USS) ........................................................... 253

Woleai Island .......................................................... 133,

134, 178, 212‑214, 223, 270, 292, 295, 300, 306, 320, 338, 341,

408.

Wotho Atoll ................................................... 123, 132, 305

Wotje ............................................................. 90,

92, 93, 95‑99, 101, 103‑108, 112, 133, 153, 155, 157, 165, 171,

182, 185, 188, 197, 201, 205, 207‑212, 216, 217, 219, 222‑224,

226‑228, 231‑233, 235, 303, 308, 309.

Wygant, Henry Sollett, Comdr., USN........................................ 98

 

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Yagachi Island .......................................................... 403

Yaka ............................................................. 385

Yaku Island .............................................. 381, 406, 427, 428

Yama Island ............................................................. 245

Yamashiro (Japan) .................................................. 255, 273

Yamato (Japan) ................................. 255, 273, 327, 387, 388, 401

Yano, Rear Adm., I. J. N................................................ 187

Yap, Yap Island......................................................... 133,

184, 195, 209‑214, 216, 217, 229, 238, 245, 251, 252, 254,

258‑263, 266‑270, 276‑280, 282, 284, 285, 292, 294, 295, 299,

306, 312, 313, 320, 321, 323, 327, 331‑336, 338‑342, 344‑346,

353, 354, 358, 362, 363, 366, 367, 370‑374, 376, 377, 383, 385,

391, 392, 394, 398‑402, 404, 405, 410, 418, 420, 422, 424, 427‑430.

Yap Town ........................................................ 251, 254

Yawata ........................................................ 310, 312

Yigo ............................................................. 203

Ylig ............................................................. 197

YMS‑19 (USS)............................................................. 285

YMS‑21 (USS)............................................................. 229

YMS‑24 (USS)............................................................. 229

YMS‑30 (USSR............................................................. 130

YMS‑48 (USS)............................................................. 347

YMS‑70 (USS)............................................................. 277

YMS‑71 (USS)............................................................. 417

YMS‑109 (USS)............................................................ 421

YMS‑304 (USS)............................................................ 253

YMS‑350 (USS)............................................................ 253

YMS‑378 (USS)............................................................ 253

YMS‑385 (USS)............................................................ 285

YMS‑409 (USS)............................................................ 227

YMS‑481 (USS)............................................................ 430

Yokohama ............................................................. 347

Yonabaru ............................... 399, 400, 409, 420, 421, 428, 429

Yontan ............................... 382, 383, 401, 410, 412, 417, 424

YT‑198 (USS) ............................................................ 130

Yusi, A. C., Sergeant ................................................... 369

 

Z

 

Zuiho (Japan) ..................................................... 171, 258,

Zuikaku (Japan) ............................................... 171, 256, 273

 

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