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U.S. command

Japanese command

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  • Battle of the Philippine Sea [r]: An carrier battle between the U.S. and Japan in June 1944, called the "Great Marianas Turkey Shoot" due to the extremely heavy Japanese aircraft losses, marked the end of offensive Japanese capabilities, and gave the U.S. control of the islands from which the major B-29 bomber offensive against the Japanese Home Islands could be conducted [e]
  • Operation DOWNFALL [r]: A series of World War II contingency plans for the land invasion of Japan [e]
    • Operation OLYMPIC [r]: Contingency plan for the first part of a U.S. invasion of Japan in the Second World War, with landings in the southern island of Kyushu, probably in November 1945; Japan expected it and planned its major resistance there [e]
    • Operation CORONET [r]: Second phase of the Operation DOWNFALL invasion of Japan, to be launched against the Kanto Plain in 1946 [e]

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