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The Central Pacific: The Use of Operational Art, 1943-44

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[Technical Report, Monograph]

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US Army School for Advanced Military Studies

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In 1943, the United States began its drive across the central Pacific against the armed forces of Imperial Japan. Admiral Nimitz used operational art in order to plan and execute this campaign. Identifying and attacking, isolating, or disrupting the decisive points within the enemy system enabled to United States to secure bases for its land, air, and maritime capabilities ultimately bringing the Japanese home islands into range of US effects and capabilities.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

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[A, Approved For Public Release]