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Cape Gloucester - Japanese Positions, 1943 Battle

Cape Gloucester - Japanese Positions, 1943 Battle American History Tragedies and Triumphs World War II Geography

This map reflects "Enemy Ground Dispositions" - that is, Japanese troop strength and locations - in the Bismarck Archipelago, as of November 30, 1943.  Included are references to Cape Gloucester, New Britain. 

The data was originally compiled by the Military Intelligence Section, General Headquarters, Southwest Pacific Area.

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Media Credits

Map from Reports of General MacArthur - The Campaigns of MacArthur in the Pacific, Volume I - Plate 38, at page 130. 

Online, courtesy U.S. Army Center of Military History.

 

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