Marine Experiences in the Pacific in WWII
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Marine Experiences in the Pacific in WWII. Major Marine Battles in the Pacific. Battle of Guadalcanal Battle of Cape Gloucester Battles of Peleliu Iwo Jima Okinawa. Battle of Guadalcanal. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQKJY43-LmE. Battle of Guadalcanal Statistics/ History.

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Marine experiences in the pacific in wwii

Marine Experiences in the Pacific in WWII


Marine experiences in the pacific in wwii

Major Marine Battles in the Pacific

  • Battle of Guadalcanal

  • Battle of Cape Gloucester

  • Battles of Peleliu

  • Iwo Jima

  • Okinawa


Battle of guadalcanal

Battle of Guadalcanal

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQKJY43-LmE


Marine experiences in the pacific in wwii

Battle of Guadalcanal Statistics/ History

  • 1st Marine Division, 774 killed, 1,962 wounded.

  • 2nd Marine Division, 268 killed, 932 wounded.

  • Landed August 7th, 1942.

  • If Japan controlled the island, it would cut sea trades from American to Australia.

  • American amphibious force was considered the most powerful force assembled.


Marine experiences in the pacific in wwii

Battle of Cape Gloucester

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRKLyC5-FyI


Battle of cape gloucester statistics

Battle of Cape Gloucester Statistics

  • 324 Marines K.I.A


Marine experiences in the pacific in wwii

Battles of Peleliu

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4JI6MyoIXk


Marine experiences in the pacific in wwii

Battles of Peleliu Statistics

  • 6,526 casualties, 1,252 K.I.A, missing , died from wounds.


Marine experiences in the pacific in wwii

Iwo Jima

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x57gi6GXj1k


Marine experiences in the pacific in wwii

Iwo Jima Statistics

  • 3,255 American soldiers killed or wounded, the majority of them being Marines

  • 20,530 to 21,060 Japanese soldiers killed, the total amount of causalities was more then 46,000 soldiers in a matter of 36 days


Marine experiences in the pacific in wwii

Okinawa

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXvtDi9a1Oc


Marine experiences in the pacific in wwii

Okinawa Statistics

  • More then 8,000 marines killed

  • 38,000 American troops wounded

  • 107,000 Japanese and Okinawan conscripts killed, the bulk of 100,000 Okinawan civilians


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