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P. 217; MacArthur wants landing on Dec. 20, 245; a marine assault landing—they insist on preliminary training with small amphibious craft, 246-7; Kinkaid asks for delay until the 26th, 247; Barbey sends Adair to Goodinough Island (Marines) to make general plans for operation, 248 ff; preliminary shore bombing and landing operations, 260-1; Japanese air attack sinks DD Brownson, 262, 265-6, 275

(RADM Charles Adair)

 

Barbey lands 1st Division of Marines and threatens Japanese hold on Rabaul, 135; Marines never used again by MacArthur forces until North China landings, 137

(RADM Raymond D. Tarbuck)

 

 

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