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- United States Army : Branch of the United States Armed Forces with the principal responsibility of conducting large-scale ground combat
- World War II : War between the Allies (most notably the UK, US and Soviet Union) and the Axis (principally Germany and Japan) 1939–1945.
Second World War
- Southwest Pacific Area : Second World War theater of operations under the command of Douglas MacArthur; major components included Australia, New Guinea, the Philippines, the western Solomon Islands, and the Malay Peninsula and Singapore
- United States Seventh Fleet : The forward-deployed forces of the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps that operate in the western Pacific Ocean; a major operating command under United States Pacific Command
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- Stanley Savige : An Australian Army officer involved in the establishment of a war widows and orphans benefit fund
- Battle of Leyte Gulf : The largest naval battle in history, fought in October 1944 as Japan tried to interfere with U.S. amphibious landings in the Philippines
- World War II, air war, Southwest Pacific : Air operations, both independent of and supporting amphibious warfare, in the part of the Pacific commanded, in World War II, by Douglas MacArthur
- Hirohito : The 124th and longest-reigning Emperor of Japan, 1926-89.
- Korean War : A modern conflict (1950-1953) fought on the Korean peninsula between the US-led UN forces, and the Communist coalition of North Korea and China.
- Intelligence on the Korean War : The collection and analysis, primarily by the United States with South Korean help, of information that predicted the 1950 invasion of South Korea, and the plans and capabilities of the enemy once the war had started
- Battle of Inchon : Add brief definition or description
- Walton Walker : Add brief definition or description
- Ned Almond : Add brief definition or description
- Matthew Ridgway : Add brief definition or description
- James van Fleet : Add brief definition or description
- George C. Marshall : Army Chief of Staff (WWII), Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense (Korean War)and sponsor of the Marshall Plan.
- Chester W. Nimitz : United States Navy fleet admiral (1885-1966) who was Commander in Chief, Pacific and Pacific Ocean Areas in World War II
- General of the army : The highest U.S. Army rank in and immediately following the Second World War
- Guadalcanal campaign : The first Allied offensive campaign of the Pacific theater in WWII, fought August 7, 1942 and February 9, 1943; Allied victory
- Harry S. Truman : (1884-1972) President of the U.S. from 1945 to 1953.
- Herbert Hoover : US President from 1929 to 1933.
- Medal of Honor : The highest U.S. military decoration for valor, "above and beyond the call of duty", at the risk of life, in direct combat
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- Once an Eagle : An influential military historical novel dealing with different officer styles: careerist vs. field leader
- Philippines : A large, democratic nation of Southeast Asia, consisting of an archipelago of over 7,000 islands, with many cultures, religions and languages.
- Richard Armitage : A U.S. foreign policy specialist, first a U.S. Navy officer in the Vietnam War, who rose to positions including Deputy Secretary of State in the first term of the George W. Bush Administration; board, International Crisis Group; Aspen Strategy Group, Aspen Institute
- Robert A. Taft : Add brief definition or description
- USS Wasatch (AGC-9) : Serving in WWII, a Mount McKinley-class amphibious command ship
- United States Pacific Command : The U.S. Unified Combatant Command, headquartered in Hawaii, and responsible for the Pacific and East Asia
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- World War II, Pacific : The part of World War II (1937-45) fought in Asia and the Pacific Ocean between Japan and the U.S., China, Britain, Australia, and other Allies.
- World War II, air war : Air operations in the Second World War
- World War II, submarine operations : In the Second World War, [[[submarine]]s came close to cutting all supply to Britain and Japan, and achieved some spectacular warship kills; submarine and antisubmarine warfare were low-profile but critical parts of the war in all ocean theaters of operations
- Yos Sudarso Bay : A small bay on the north coast of New Guinea, about 50 kilometers west of the border between Indonesia's province of Papua and the country of Papua New Guinea.