Chronology Of The United States Marine Corps 1935-1946 by United States Marine Corps

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A Chronology of the U.S. Marine Corps 1935-1946

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OpHist, V . 1, p . 90 ; Muster Rolls) . 2 May MIDWAY ---CinCPac conferred with the senior Marine officer on the island and directed him to submit a detailed list of all supplies and equipment needed to defend the atoll against a strong attack . (OpHist, v . 1, p . 219) . 3 May SOLOMONS---Japanese "marines" from the 3d Kure Special Landing Force captured Tulagi Island while a task organization of the 3d Kure Force went ashore on Gavutu, a smaller island nearby ; defensive positions were established immediately .

S . task force of four cruisers and five destroyers, protecting a convoy carrying reinforcements to Guadalcanal, turned back a Japanesebombardment group with its reinforcing fleet headed for an attack on the island . (OpHist, v . 1, pp . 324, 325) . S . transports McCawlev and Zeilen arrived at Kakum with reinforcements from the 164th Infantry, Americal Division, USA, the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, and casual Marines and supplies . The 1st Marine Division reorganized the perimeter into five defensive sectors with the greatest strength concentrated on the Matanikau River where the Japanese attack was expected from the west .

OpHist, v . 1, p . 175) . 10 Jan PACIFIC---The American, British, Dutch, Australian Command in the western Pacific was organized to control defensive operations against the Japanese along a broad sweep of positions from Burma through the Philippines to New Guinea . (OpHist, v . 1, p . 86) . S . Navy installations at Pago Pago were shelled by a Japanese submarine . (OpHist, v . 1, p . 205) . 15 Jan SAMOA---Brigadier General Henry L . Larson was appointed the first military governor of American Samoa .

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