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By USMCR (Ret.), Captain John C. Chapin

It was once it seems that a trifling occasion while a couple of Marine planes flew right into a muddy airfield at Tacloban at the island of Leyte within the Philippines on three December 1944. throughout them have been the weather of the large U.S. military invasion which had all started on 20 October. Seven infantry divisions and 6 military Air strength (AAF) air teams ruled the island scene. It used to be the beginning of a big crusade during which Marine aviation may play a massive position. that's the crusade to disencumber the Philippines.

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On 30 June, Eichelberger declared the Mindanao campaign earned leave. Simultaneously, vet- completed (although 2,235 Jap- On 30 August, MAGSZAM was dissolved (but MAGs-12, -24, and stant action at the end of the tional figures for all Marine avia- China after the war). The 1st tion squadrons on the island were MAW would move after the battle formidable: more than 20,000 sor- to China. ties in 10,406 combat missions for Turning Point in an operation which was, nevertheless, primarily an Army show.

S. S. Department of Defense observance of the 50th anniversary of victory in that war. Editorial costs of preparing this pamphlet have been defrayed in part by a grant from the Marine Corps Historical Foundation. WORLD WAR II COMMEMORATIVE SERIES DIRECTOR EMERITUS OF MARINE CORPS HISTORY AND MUSEUMS MCHC proved invaluable, both for pho- Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons, USMC (Ret) tographs and doumentation. The latter includes two summary studies by the GENERAL EDITOR, WORLD WAR II COMMEMORATiVE SERIES Intelligence Section, Division of Aviation, Headquarters, USMC.

MacGillivray EDITING AND DESIGN SECTION, HISTORY AND MUSEUMS DIVISION Robert E. Struder, Senior Editor; W. Stephen Hill, Visual Information Specialist; Catherine A. C. S.

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