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- Air warfare planning : The set of doctrines and procedures for carrying out all types of air warfare, as an integrated whole
- Battle of Iwo Jima : An exceptionally vicious battle, fought in February 1945, which solidified the U.S. strategic bombing of Japan by providing a closer island base, which both could support P-51 escort fighters and provide an emergency landing field for damage B-29 bombers
- Destroyer escort : Primarily a Second World War U.S. designation for an ocean escort or light destroyer, optimized for anti-submarine warfare with limited capability for anti-air warfare and anti-surface warfare
- Destroyer : While the definition has evolved constantly, it is a multipurpose surface warship, generally less powerful than a cruiser, with capabilities against ship, aircraft, submarine, land, and sometimes ballistic missile targets
- Joseph Warren Stilwell : American general in World War II; commander of American forces in the China-Burma-India theater.
- Naval warfare : The military history of the organized navies of the world from 300 BCE to the present.
- Okinawa (disambiguation) : Add brief definition or description
- Okinawa Islands : (沖縄諸島 Okinawa-shotoo) group of Japanese islands including Okinawa Island in the Ryukyu Islands chain; many are uninhabited.
- Okinawa Island : (沖縄本島 Okinawa-hontoo) largest island of Okinawa prefecture in the Japanese Ryukyu Islands chain, with Naha (那覇市 Naha-shi) its capital.
- Okinawa prefecture : (沖縄県 Okinawa-ken) Area of Japan consisting of many southerly islands of the Ryukyu Islands chain, with Okinawa Island the largest; population about 1,300,000.
- Precision-guided munition : A powered or unpowered weapon that adjusts its flight path to hit a specific target, with a circular error probability in the low number of meters, often less than the radius of destruction
- USS Algorab (AKA-8) : Arcturus class attack cargo ship named after Algorab, a star in the constellation Corvus.
- USS Alhena (AKA-9) : WWII U.S. attack cargo ship
- USS Alshain (AKA-55) : An Andromeda class attack cargo ship that was deployed during World War II and the Korean War; it could carry heavy equipments, supplies, and troops, and deploy landing crafts in amphibious assaults.
- USS Andromeda (AKA-15) : An Andromeda class attack cargo ship.
- USS Aquarius (AKA-16) : Manned by United States Coast Guard personnel, a WWII U.S. Arcturus-class attack cargo ship
- USS Arcturus (AKA-1) : WWII U.S. Arcturus-class attack cargo ship.
- USS Aurelia (AKA-23) : Artemis-class attack cargo ship of the Second World War
- USS Betelgeuse (AKA-11) : U.S. Navy WWII Arcturus-class attack cargo ship
- USS Capricornus (AKA-57) : WWII U.S. Achernar-class attack cargo ship
- USS Centaurus (AKA-17) : WWII U.S. Andromeda-class attack cargo ship, manned by the United States Coast Guard
- USS Cepheus (AKA-18) : A WWII attack cargo ship of the Andromeda-class, crewed by the United States Coast Guard
- USS Circe (AKA-25) : WWII Artemis-class attack cargo ship
- USS Corvus (AKA-26) : U.S. Navy WWII Artemis-class attack cargo ship
- USS Devosa (AKA-27) : An Artemis class attack cargo ship; commissioned 16 months, and recipient of one battle star for World War II service.
- USS Diphda (AKA-59) : an Achernar class attack cargo ship named after a star in the constellation Cetus.
- USS Hydrus (AKA-28) : An Artemis class attack cargo ship named after the southern constellation Hydrus.
- USS Lacerta (AKA-29) : U.S. Navy WWII Artemis-class attack cargo ship
- USS Lumen (AKA-30) : Artemis class attack cargo ship.
- USS Muliphen (AKA-61) : Andromeda-class attack cargo ship
- USS Oberon (AKA-14) : an Arcturus-class attack cargo ship of the U.S. Navy
- USS Pamina (AKA-34) : Artemis-class attack cargo ship
- USS Panamint (AGC-13) : Mount McKinley-class amphibious cargo ship
- USS Procyon (AKA-2) : Arcturus-class attack cargo ship
- USS Rankin (AKA-103) : Tolland-class attack cargo ship in World War Two
- USS Sheliak (AKA-62) : U.S. Coast Guard WWII Andromeda-class attack cargo ship
- USS Theenim (AKA-63) : Second World War Andromeda-class attack cargo ship
- USS Uvalde (AKA-88) : Andromeda-class attack cargo ship
- USS Virgo (AKA-20) : Andromeda-class attack cargo ship of the Second World War, later converted to an ammunition ship
- USS Whiteside (AKA-90) : Serving in WWII, an Andromeda-class attack cargo ship
- USS Wyandot (AKA-92) : Attack cargo ship of the Andromeda-class, serving in WWII and well beyond
- USS Yancey (AKA-93) : Serving in WWII, an attack cargo ship