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Discussion in 'War in the Pacific' started by Biak, Dec 7, 2009.

  1. Biak

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    Great idea for a thread, Biak. I had to throw you a "Like" cuz, apparently, I've been a bit too generous with them lately.
     
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    Railways of China : 1941

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    For checking the locations of US divisions on the Philippine island of Luzon, I found the maps in the official history difficult to use for quick reference and the USMA maps incomplete.

    I had read the official history Triumph in the Philippines, several years back and found I had not retained this information to the same extent that I had for the US war in Europe.

    To help me re-learn and for future reference I made a map which shows the movements of the divisions. I rushed its completion so there are probably a number of errors but essentially complete. I used a key of small division patches because they help me remember.

    The compression routine for file uploads on this site will degrade the quality but hopefully it will be usable.

    Edit: Updated map with corrections, additions and dates. Also found this book at CMH with a report from MacArthur's Headquarters. Maps found here provide a better overview of the battle.
    Chapter 9: The Mindoro and Luzon Operations
     

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    I've let this thread slide a bit so to kick start it back;
    ps: Nice name for an Island :)

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    Battle of the Coral Sea, May 4-8, 1942 You can click on the following maps to expand the size.

    The Battle of Midway, June 3-6, 1942

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    Areas of influence. Interesting map of who claimed what.

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    Major Allied Forces and Positions in the Pacific, December 1941

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    Time to bump. Lots of links to various maps not just SWPA. KMZ, this one's for you :)
     
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    Oh, I have the West Point Maps on disk. Just sayin'.
     
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    These are great! Thanks for putting them up!
     

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