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The defense of Wake

United States Marine Corps

The defense of Wake

by United States Marine Corps

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Published by Historical Section, Division of Public Information, headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wake Island, Battle of, Wake Island, 1941

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Lt. Col. R. D. Heinl, Jr., USMC.
    ContributionsHeinl, Robert Debs, 1916-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD767.99.W3 U5 1947
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 75 p.
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6026128M
    LC Control Number47046490
    OCLC/WorldCa2944549

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This book is to the Battle of Wake Island what the 9/11 Report is to the terrorist attacks. This book is the tenth on the subject I have read since The defense of Wake book some family items relating to a Marine of VMF killed at the outset of war.3/5(1).

Read this book on Questia. "The Defense of Wake," a monograph prepared by the Historical Section, Division of Public Information, Headquarters United States Marine Corps, is one of a series of operational monographs designed to provide both student and casual reader with thorough and complete narratives of the major operations in which Marine Corps units participated during World War II.

Merriam Press World War 2 History Series. This, the first official account of the battle for Wake Island in Decemberwas originally published in and still remains one of the best historical treatises published on the amazing defense of a thoroughly outnumbered garrison against superior Japanese : R.D.

Heinl, Jr. Defense of Wake (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert.

A meticulous, by-the-book officer, Kimmel insisted on neat sailing formations and precise drills. He was not an officer given to great leaps of imagination, but he could recognize a ripe tactical opportunity when he saw one.

Wake, with its new and undefended airstrip, was a prize the Japanese would surely reach for in the first days of a war. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. December, p. 37 THE FALL OF WAKE 40 The Enemy Approach on Wake, p.

40 The Defense o(Wake Island, The defense of Wake book. 42 The Fight on Wilkes, p. 52 The Surrender, and After, p. 58 CONCLUSIONS. 60 Appendix I: Documentation and Bibliography, 62 Pages: The Faurisson affair was an academic controversy in the wake of a book, Memoire en defense (), by French professor Robert Faurisson, a Holocaust scandal largely dealt with the inclusion of an essay by American linguist Noam Chomsky, entitled "Some Elementary Comments on the Rights of Freedom of Expression", as an introduction to Faurisson's book, without Chomsky's knowledge or.

Although the Battle of Wake Island ended in a U.S. defeat, the Japanese navy suffered significant losses at the hands of a much smaller American force. The defense of the atoll became a rallying point for Americans, and the battle inspired Hollywood’s first combat film of the war, Wake Island, which was released in Wake Rosters.

Blue Book Here is a full PDF copy of the Wake Island “Blue Book” with a corresponding page of notes and corrections. I have also posted rosters for all civilians and military personnel at the start of war on Wake in December Blue Book notes These are notes and corrections to the Blue Book, the formal title of which is “A Report to Returned CPNAB Prisoner of War Heroes.

The Battle of Wake Island began simultaneously with the attack on Pearl Harbor naval and air bases in Hawaii on the morning of 8 December (7 December in Hawaii), and ended on 23 December, with the surrender of the American forces to the Empire of was fought on and around the atoll formed by Wake Island and its minor islets of Peale and Wilkes Islands by the air, land, and naval.

Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. December, p. 36 The Relief Attempt, December, p. 37 THE FALL OF WAKE 40 The Enemy Approach on Wake, p. 40 The Defense o(Wake Island, p.

42 The Fight on Wilkes, p. 52 The Surrender, and After, p. 58 CONCLUSIONS. 60 Appendix I. Get this from a library. The defense of Wake. [Robert Debs Heinl; United States. Marine Corps. Division of Public Information.

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to direct elements of the 1st Defense Battalion (1st DB) be dispatched to Wake. Defense Battalions (DB) were created specifically to garrison strategic US territories and possessions.

Additional garrisons were sent to Johnston, Palmyra, and Midway Islands. Each MDB was equipped with 5- inch naval guns and numerous anti-aircraft and machine guns.

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