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New VF-15 pilot killed at Peleliu in September 1944 on first mission in an F6F, 84

(VADM Kent L. Lee, Volume I)


Description of terrain, 132, 134, 140; Guadalcanal used by Americans to practice for amphibious landing, 133

(VADM Ruthven E. Libby)


Operation against, 346 ff; Bloody Nose Ridge, 349

(ADM John S. Thach, Volume I)


Role of U.S. Navy ships in the September 1944 invasion of, 118-9, 122-3

(ADM Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr.)



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Defense Forum Washington 2015

Mon, 2015-12-07

Defense Forum Washington will take place 7 December 2015 at the Newseum - Knight Conference Center in Washington, DC.  

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Thu, 2015-12-03

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Mon, 2015-12-07

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