Accession Number:

ADA636383

Title:

Allied Forces, Southwest Pacific Area Operations Instructions Number 74

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMED FORCES STAFF COLL NORFOLK VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1944-10-13

Pagination or Media Count:

42.0

Abstract:

Allied forces occupy the line MARIANAS-ULITHI-PALAU-LEYTE-MOROTAI and control the approaches to the eastern PHILIPPINES. Forces of the SOUTHWEST PACIFIC will seize Southwest MINDORO in order to establish air forces for direct support of operations in the Manila- CENTRAL PLAINS area of LUZON and protect sea routes through the VISAYAN waters. Target Date for U Day 5 December 1944.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE