Episode 307-Prelude to the Fall of The Philippines

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Posted On December 7, 2020

With the Japanese Empire deciding to invade to the south, the American fighters and bombers, under Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s command in The Philippines must be taken out first. Previously, the American defense plan had been to fight a holding action, but MacArthur has changed this to meet the enemy on the beaches of Luzon. Only time would tell if this was the correct course of action.

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