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1944-1945. General Douglas MacArthur kept his promise with he said ,"I Shall Return." MacArthur did return and retake the Philippines with a difficult battle for Manila. Okinawa landings were costly with over 2000 Kamikaze attacks by the Japanese on U.S. Naval Ships and the desperate island defense of Okinawa that was so close to the Japanese mainland.
1943-1944. Island Hopping campaigns by the U.S. Marines were difficult with tough fighting with landings on Makin, Tarawa, Bougainville, Saipan, and Guam.
Admiral Chester M. Nimitz, Marine Generals Alexander A. Vandegrift, General Clifton B. Cates, and General Holland McTyeire "Howlin' Mad" Smith. The Japanese Surrender to Admiral Nimitz and Army General Douglas MacArthur on the deck of USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay on September 2, 1945.
1944-1945. The main action of the fighting is in Belgium & Battle of the Bulge which was the decisive event of the winter campaign. The entire battle is summarized ending in the allied victory. In addition, the liberation of Paris and final drive into Germany is shown. Also included as bonus material is Operation Torch, the Invasion of North Africa in 1940.