Campaign on New Britain. The Official USMC Battle History. Principle U.S. units participating in the land battles were the 1st Marine Division and the U.S Army's 112th Cavalry Regiment.
Campaign on New Britain. The Official USMC Battle History. New Britain Island, about 14,600 square miles, was very undeveloped and thinly inhabited except for the principal town of RABAUL which became a Japanese pocket until the of WWII. New Britain, hot, humid, full of jungle and swamps, was considered an unhealthy and very uncomfortable place to live and a terrible place to compaign. Principle U.S. units participating were the 1st Marine Division and the U.S Army's 112th Cavalry Regiment. This book is an official Marine Corps battle and campaign history originally written by the U.S. Marine Corps Historical Section.
These editions are exact reprints of the highest quality and are large 8.5"x11.25" cloth volumes colored blood-red and embellished with rich gold lettering. Two columns of text per page and exceptionally well illustrated with 115 photographs, 20 maps & drawings. 264 pages