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63 64 Memo, CofS for Leahy and King, 24 Feb 44, OPD 381, Case 301. 67 65 Msg, MacArthur to JCS, C2473, 5 Mar 44, Memo, Marshall for COMINCH and CNO, 3318. 1Mar 44, sub: Your Memo of 24 Feb on Pro- CM-IN 68 RENO IV, Outline Plan for Operations of posed Directive to CINCPOA and Memo of 27 the Southwest Pacific Area to Include the ReocFeb on JCS 713, OPD 381, Case 297. 66 cupation of the Southern Philippines, 6 Mar 44, Memo, King for CofS, 1 Mar 44, OPD 381, Case 297. CNO (WPD) file, Env 68, Case 184, NR&H.

I. 34 H. H. Arnold, General of the Air Force, Global Mission (New York, Harper & Brothers, 1949), p. 477. CAMPAIGN IN THE MARIANAS 12 troleum industry in the Netherlands Indies from bases in Australia. "36 Arnold estimated that by October 1944 ten B-29 groups of twenty-eight planes each might be available for employment against Japan. It was assumed that by that time no Pacific island within fifteen hundred miles of the Japanese main island of Honshu would have been captured. "40 The Marianas, it will be recalled, were about 1,270 miles from Tokyo, well within the estimated optimum 1,500-mile cruising radius of the B-29's.

The same conditions prevailed for the most part on the southern end.

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