Marshall Islands World War II History
Eclectic Bibliography

compiled by Dirk H.R. Spennemann




The Marshallese Experience The US Experience The Japanese Experience & Archaeology The battle for Wake U.S. Marine Corps World War II Archaeology

 

The Marshallese Experience



Carucci, Laurence M
1989The Source of the Force in Marshallese Cosmology. In Lindstrom/White. The Pacific theater: Islands Representations of World War II. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1989.

 

The US Experience



Carter, K.C & R.Mueller
1973The Army Air Force in World War II. Combat Chronology 1941-1945. Washington: Albert Simpson Historical Center, Air University & Office of Air Force History, Headquarters USAF.


Craven, W.F. & J.C.Kate
1950The Army Air Forces in World War II. Vol. 4: The Pacific: Guadalcanal to Saipan August 1942 to July 1944. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.


Crowl, P.A. & E.G.Lowe
1955Seizure of the Gilberts and the Marshalls. The War in the Pacific. United States Army in World War II. Washington: Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army.


Dyer, G
1972The Amphibians came to conquer: The story of Admiral Richmond Kelly Turner. Washington, DC: U.S.P.G.O.


Heinl, R.D & J.A.Crown
1954The Marshalls: increasing the tempo. Washington: Headquarters U.S.Marine Corps, Historical Branch, G-3 Division.


Hough, F.O
1947The Islands war. The U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific. Philadelphia & New York: J.P.Lippincott & Co.
Comprehensive history of the actions of the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific War, contains a section on Wake Atoll.


Hough, F.O., V.E.Ludwig & H.E.Shaw
1958History of U.S. Marine Corps operations in World War II. Volume I: Pearl Harbur to Guadalcanal.Washington, D.C.: Historical Branch, G-3 Division, U.S.Marine Corps.


Howard, C. & J.Whitley
1946One damned island after another. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.


Morison, S.E
1948History of U.S. Naval Operations in World War II. Vol. III: The rising sun in the Pacific, 1931-April 1942. Boston: Little, Brown & Co.


Morison, S.E
1951History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. Vol VII: Aleutians, Gilberts & Marshalls.June 1942-April 1944. Boston: Little, Brown & Co.


Puleston, W.D
1941The armed forces of the Pacific. A comparision of the Military and Naval Power of the United States and Japan. New haven: Yale University Press.


Rust, K.C
1979Seventh Air Force Story in World War II. Temple City, CA.: Historical Aviation Album.


SDB
1952Second Demobilisation Bureau, Inner South Seas Islands Area Naval operations. Part I: Gilbert islands operations. Japanese Monograph No.161, Headquarters Far East Command, Military History Section, Japanese Research Division. In: D.S.Detwiler & Ch.B.Bardick (eds.), War in Asia and the Pacific 1937-1949. Volume 5: The Naval Armament ptogram and Naval Operations (Part II). New York: Garland Publishing Co.(1980).


Sherrod, R
1952History of Marine Corps Aviation in World War II. Washington: Combat Forces Press.


USSBS
1946United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The Campaigns of the Pacific War. Washington: Naval Analysis Division, United States Strategic Bombing Survey.


USSBS
1947United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The American campaign against Wotje, Maloelap, Mille and Jaluit. Washington: Naval Analysis Section, United States Strategic Bombing Survey.


USSBS
1947 United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The reduction of Wake Island. Washington: Naval Analysis Section, United States Strategic Bombing Survey.


USSBS
1947United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The 7th and 11th Air Force in the war against Japan. Report 70. Washington: Naval Intelligence Center.

The Japanese Experience


Fueta, K
1947Evidence given during interrogation. In: USSBS 1947a, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The American campaign against Wotje, Maloelap, Mille and Jaluit. Washington: Naval Analysis Section, United States Strategic Bombing Survey. Pp. 225-232.


Hashimoto, M
1954Sunk: The story of the Japanese Submarine Fleet 1941-1945. New York: H.Holt & Co.


Kitajima
1947Evidence given during interrogation. In: USSBS 1947a, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The American campaign against Wotje, Maloelap, Mille and Jaluit. Washington: Naval Analysis Section, United States Strategic Bombing Survey. Pp. P. 59.


Miwa, Shigoshi
1945Vice Admiral, C-in-C 6th (Submarine) Fleet, Evidence given during Interrogation. USSBS Interrogation No. 366, Naval Interrogation No. 72. Date: 10 September 1945. U.S. National Archives RG 243 2 o (29).


Oishi, C
1947Evidence given during interrogation. In: USSBS 1947a, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The American campaign against Wotje, Maloelap, Mille and Jaluit. Washington: naval Analysis Section, United States Strategic Bombing Survey. Pp. 209-215.


Okumiya, M
1968For sugar boats or submarines? US Naval Institute Proceedings August 66-73.


Sakurai, J
1947Evidence given during interrogation. In: USSBS 1947a, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The American campaign against Wotje, Maloelap, Mille and Jaluit. Washington: Naval Analysis Section, United States Strategic Bombing Survey. Pp. @@@@@.


Sinohara, T
1947Evidence given during interrogation. In: USSBS 1947a, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The American campaign against Wotje, Maloelap, Mille and Jaluit. Washington: Naval Analysis Section, United States Strategic Bombing Survey. Pp. 59-62.


Tomita, R
1947Evidence given during interrogation. In: USSBS 1947a, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The American campaign against Wotje, Maloelap, Mille and Jaluit. Washington: naval Analysis Section, United States Strategic Bombing Survey. Pp. 215-225.


Yoshimi, N
1947Evidence given during interrogation. In: USSBS 1947a, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The American campaign against Wotje, Maloelap, Mille and Jaluit. Washington: Naval Analysis Section, United States Strategic Bombing Survey. Pp. 54-57.

 

The Japanese Experience



Fueta, K
1947Evidence given during interrogation. In: USSBS 1947a, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The American campaign against Wotje, Maloelap, Mille and Jaluit. Washington: Naval Analysis Section, United States Strategic Bombing Survey. Pp. 225-232.


Hashimoto, M
1954Sunk: The story of the Japanese Submarine Fleet 1941-1945. New York: H.Holt & Co.


Kitajima
1947Evidence given during interrogation. In: USSBS 1947a, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The American campaign against Wotje, Maloelap, Mille and Jaluit. Washington: Naval Analysis Section, United States Strategic Bombing Survey. Pp. P. 59.


Miwa, Shigoshi
1945Vice Admiral, C-in-C 6th (Submarine) Fleet, Evidence given during Interrogation. USSBS Interrogation No. 366, Naval Interrogation No. 72. Date: 10 September 1945. U.S. National Archives RG 243 2 o (29).


Oishi, C
1947Evidence given during interrogation. In: USSBS 1947a, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The American campaign against Wotje, Maloelap, Mille and Jaluit. Washington: naval Analysis Section, United States Strategic Bombing Survey. Pp. 209-215.


Okumiya, M
1968For sugar boats or submarines? US Naval Institute Proceedings August 66-73.


Sakurai, J
1947Evidence given during interrogation. In: USSBS 1947a, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The American campaign against Wotje, Maloelap, Mille and Jaluit. Washington: Naval Analysis Section, United States Strategic Bombing Survey. Pp. @@@@@.


Sinohara, T
1947Evidence given during interrogation. In: USSBS 1947a, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The American campaign against Wotje, Maloelap, Mille and Jaluit. Washington: Naval Analysis Section, United States Strategic Bombing Survey. Pp. 59-62.


Tomita, R
1947Evidence given during interrogation. In: USSBS 1947a, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The American campaign against Wotje, Maloelap, Mille and Jaluit. Washington: naval Analysis Section, United States Strategic Bombing Survey. Pp. 215-225.


Yoshimi, N
1947Evidence given during interrogation. In: USSBS 1947a, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, The American campaign against Wotje, Maloelap, Mille and Jaluit. Washington: Naval Analysis Section, United States Strategic Bombing Survey. Pp. 54-57.

 

The battle for Wake



Anonymous
1939New bases in north Pacific: feverish American activity. Pacific Islands Monthly Vol. 10 (2), September 1939, Pp. 51-52.

1941Japanese Naval Vessels. snooping near U.S. Pacific bases Pacific Islands Monthly Vol 12 (4), November 1941, Page 14.
The newsitem mentions the occurrence of Japanese warships circling the U.S. Navy airstations on Midway and Wake Atolls and the bases on Guam and Nauru.

1941 Stand at Wake. Time Vol. 38, December 22, 1941, P, 19.
Description of the stand of the U.S. Marines against the attack by Japanese forces.

1941Japanese Attack. Pacific Islands Monthly December 1941, Page 1.
Description of the stand of the U.S. Marines against the attack by Japanese forces.

1942Battle of Wake. Paradise of the Pacific. 54(2), 10-12 (February 1942).
Summary of an official U.S.Navy press release and account of the battle on Wake Atoll.

1942Flame of glory; Wake's hopeless, gallant fight. Time Vol. 39, January 19, 1942, Page 20.
Description of the stand of the U.S. Marines against the attack by Japanese forces.

1942 Isles of valor. Newsweek Vol, 19, January 5, 1942, Page 14.
Description of the stand of the U.S. Marines against the attack by Japanese forces.

1942Overwhelmend by Japanese. Pacific Islands Monthly January 1942, Page 11.
Summary of an official U.S.Navy press release and account of the battle on Wake Atoll.p>

1942Wake and Midway. Pacific Islands Monthly January 1942, Page 11.
News item summing up the role of wake and Midway before the war and their fate during the initial days of fighting.

1942Midway holds out; may yet provide nail to Jap coffin. Pacific Islands Monthly Vol. 12 (8), March 1942, page 6.
Wake Atoll renamed Ottori Jima by the Japanese.
Summary of an official U.S.Navy press release and account of the battle on Wake Atoll.

1942Remember Guam and Wake! American Federationist Vol. 49 (1), January 1942, 1.
Summary of an official U.S.Navy press release and account of the battle on Wake Atoll and Guam.

1942Semper fidelis. Scholastic Vol. 39,January 12, 1942, Page 4.
Summary of an official U.S.Navy press release and account of the battle on Wake Atoll and Guam.

1942Wake's 378 Time Vol. 39, January 5, 1942, Page 20.
Summary of an official U.S.Navy press release and account of the battle on Wake Atoll.

1942Wake Island. The epic story of 443 marines standing off a great Japanese fleet and 300 Jap planes for 15 days. Look Vol. 6 (19), September 22, 1942, Pages 38-41.
Summary of an official U.S.Navy press release and account of the battle on Wake Atoll.

1942World War in the Pacific; progress of events and what they signify. Pacific Islands Monthly Vol. 12 (6), January 1942, Page 7-12.

1943Pacific news-review; notes and comments on the progress of the war from Sept. 15 to Oct.14 .Pacific Islands Monthly Vol. 14 (3), October 1943, Page 1.

1943Wake Island. Spectator 170, January 15 1943, 45.
Review of a film on the stand of the U.S. Marines at Walke Island. Fictitious account of the occurrences made for propaganda purposes.

1943Wake Island: the mid-Pacific Jap air base attacked by U.S. Navy. Illustrated London News 20 (5457), November 20, 1943, 563.
Newspaper report on the U.S. carrier strike on Wake Atoll. Report includes official U.S.Navy photographs.

1944Raid on Wake. Flying 34, January 1944, 28-29.
Newspaper report on the U.S. carrier strike on Wake Atoll. Report includes official U.S.Navy photographs.

1945Wake Island; Americans retake Pacific outpost.Life 19, September 24, 1945, 49-50.
Newspaper report on the surrender of the Japanese garrison on Wake Atoll. Report includes official U.S.Navty photographs.

1945Wake: two who got back. Newsweek 26, July 30, 1945, 30.
Newspaper report on the depradations of two survivors of the former U.S. Wake Atoll garrison.p>


Armknecht, R
1942This was Wake. Christian Science Monitor Magazine 3 July 1942, P.7


Baldwin, H.W
1942Saga of Wake. Virginia Quarterly Review 18 (3), 321-335.


Bayler, W.L.J
1943Last man off Wake Island, as told to Cecil Carnes. Saturday Evening Post 215(40), April 3, 1943,12-13,62,64,66; 215(41), April 10, 1943, 28-29,37-38,40,42; 215(42), April 17, 1942, 26-27,39,41,44.

1947Last man off Wake Island. Indianapolis, New York:The Bobbs-Merrill Co.


Bayler, W.L.J
1943A day on Wake Island. Marine Corps Gazette 27, July 1943, 7.
Description of the daily routines of a U.S.Marine on Wake Atoll before the Japanese attack.


Bell, H.H
1947Review of: J.P.S.Devereux, The story of Wake Island. Philadelphia, New York: Lippincott Co. [1947]. In: Proceedings of the U.S.Naval Institute, Pp. 1112-1113.


Blakeney, J
1957Heroes U.S.Marine Corps 1861-1955. Armed Forces Awards, Flags. Reference Book. Washington: United States Marine Corps.
Volume listing all military awards given to U.S. Marine Coirps personnel. Contains citations for several soldiers involved in the 1941 defense of Wake Atoll.


Burroughs, J.R
1959Siege of Wake Island. American Heritage 10, June 1959, 65-76.


Casey, R.J
1943Field day at Wake Island. In: W.H.Fetridge (ed.) Navy reader. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co. Pp, 187-200.


Cohen, S
198Enemy on island - issue in doubt: the capture of Wake Island, December 1941. Missoula, Montana: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co.


Conner, J
1945Return from Wake. Leatherneck 28, October 1945, 20-22.


Cunningham, W.S
1961Wake Island Command. Boston: Little, Brown & Co.
Account of the Battle of Wake by the commander of the Wake Atoll garrison. The account differs in many respects from the official version by Devereux and the historical section of the U.S. Marines (Heinl). The book also contains an assessment of the prisoner of war conditions in China and the media cpverage of the Battle of Wake during and after the war.


Devereux, J.P.S
1946 This is how it was, as told to J.Bryan. Saturday Evening Post 218, 23 February 1946, 110-11; 218, 2 March 1946, 28-29; 218, 9 March 1946, 28-29; 218, 16 March 1946, 20.

1947The story of Wake Island. Philadelphia, New York: Lippincott Co.

1959The story of Wake Island. London:Panther Books.

1978Wake Island. Revised & enlarged edition. Canoga park, California:Major Books.


Dierdorff, R.A
1943Pioneer party - Wake Island. Proceedings of the U.S.Naval Institute 69 (482), 499-508.


Furnas, W.J
1942Leathernecks to the last. Heroic defenders of Wake Island. Collier's 110 (21) 21 November 1942, 100-101.


Griffin, A
1942Here come the marines: the story of the Devil dogs from Trysoli to Wake Island. New York: Hoswell, Sosokin Publishing Co.
General history of the U.S.Marines. Contains a section on the defense of Wake in December 1942.


Hall, M
1947Journey to an end of an era. New York:_______.
Memoirs of an air officer, U.S.Forces. Contains description of birds, flora and geography on Wake and Midway.


Harwell, E
1945The Wake Story. Leatherneck 28, 22-26.


Heinl, R.D
1946"We're headed for Wake". Marine Corps Gazette June 1946.


Heinl, R.D. jr
1947The defense of Wake. Washington, D.C.:U.S.Marine Corps, Division of Public Information, Historical Section.


Holbrook, S.H
1942Battle at Wake. In: _____, None more courageous American war heroes of today. New York: Macmillan Co.


Junghans
no dateThe story of Wake Island. 32pp. illustrated.


Kaucher, D
1947Wings over Wake. San Francisco:John Howell.


Kephart, R
1950Wake, war and waiting. New York:Exposition Press.


Morris, F.D
1943Zero weather. Collier's 112, 18 December 1943, 24.
Report in the October 1943 U.S. carrier strike on Wake Island.


Nelson, D.M
1942The lesson of Wake Island. In: U.S. labor goes to war. Washington, D.C.: U.S.Emergency Management Office, War Production Board. Pp. 23-24.


Schultz, D.P
1978Wake Island, the heroic gallant fight. New York: St.Martin's Press.


Sheean, V
1942 Flight home - just before Pearl Harbor. Tomorrow 1 (11), July 1942, 44-49.


Sherrod, R
1943Raid on Wake Island from the rear seat of a dive bomber. Life 15, 25 October 1943, 27-29.


Sherwood, R.E
1947Preface to J.P.S.Devereux, The story of Wake Island. Philadelphia, New York: Lippincott Co. [1947]


Sparkes, B. & C.E.Dickinson
1942 I fly for a vengeance. Saturday Evening Post 215, 24 October 1942, 24-25.


Spennemann, D.H.R
1990To hell and back: Wake during World War II. A Report presented to the Special Commission on Eneenkio (Wake Island).Enenkio Background Report No. 4.Report prepared for the Special Commission on Eneen-Kio (Wake Island). Majuro: Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

1990 "Send us more Japs": a review of U.S. sentiments towards Wake Island. A Report presented to the Special Commission on Eneenkio (Wake Island).Enenkio Background Report No. 5. Report prepared for the Special Commission on Eneen-Kio (Wake Island). Majuro: Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


Streeter, M
1946War damage claim. Pacific Islands Monthly August 1946, Page 35.


Thomas, L.J
1943Four-plane airforce. In: ____ These men shall never die. Philadelphia: John C.Winston Co. Pp.19-22.


Ullman, J.R
1960Wake, the forlorn island. Holiday 28 (5), 149-151; 194; 195-197.

1964Where the bong tree grows; the log of one man's journey in the South Pacific. London: Collins.


United States, Congress
1937Wake Island, letter submitting report on preliminary examination and survey of Wake Island. Engineer Department of the War Department. 75th U.S.Congress, 1st session House Document No. 84 19pp.

1939An act to authorise the Secretary of the Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works, and for other purposes. April 25, 1939. House Resolution 4278. In: United States Statutes at large containing the laws and concurrent resolutions enacted during the first session of the seventy-sixth congress of the United Atates of America 1939 treaties, international agreements other than treaties, proclamations, and reorganisation plans compiled, edited, indexed, and published by authority or law under the direction of the Secretary of State Volume 53 Part 1 Public laws and reorganization plans Washington: United States Government Printing Office Pp.590-592.

1942For relief of dependents of civilians who were engaged by civilian contractors on islands of Wake and Guam. House resolution 6638 [introduced by] Mr.Hinshaw [letter from Acting Secretary of Navy to Chairman of Committee of Naval Affairs concerning bill]. P. 3163 No. 224.

1943For relief of dependents of civilians who were engaged by civilian contractors on islands of Wake and Guam. House resolution 58 [introduced by] Mr.Hinshaw [letter from Acting Secretary of Navy to Chairman of Committee of Naval Affairs concerning bill]. P. 215 No. 32.

1943 For relief of dependents of civilians who were engaged by civilian contractors on islands of Wake and Guam. House resolution 58 [introduced by] Mr.Hinshaw [letter from Acting Secretary of Navy to Chairman of Committee of Naval Affairs concerning bill]. P. 215 No. 32.


United States, President
1941Executive Order No. 8682, establishing naval defensive sea areas around and naval airspace reservation over islands of Palmyra, Johnston, Midway, Wake and Kingman Reef, Pacific Ocean.February 14
1941U.S. Federal Register 6 (33), 1015.


Urwin, G.J.W
19@@The defenders of Wake Island: their two wars, 1941-1945. Ann Arbor: University Microfilm International.


Votaw, H.C
1941 Wake Island. U.S.Naval Institute Proceedings 67, 52-55.


Whitebait, W
1943Wake Island at the plaza.. New Statesman and Nation. 25 (620), 9 January 1943, 24.


Wilhelm,D
1942Glory at Wake. American Legion Magazine 32(4), 5-7; 38.

1942What happened at Wake. Reader's Digest 40, 41-46.
Condensation of previous item.


Woodbury, D.O
1946Builders for battle. How the Pacific Naval Air Bases were constructed. New York.E.P.Dutton & Co.

 

US Marine Corps



US Marine Corps
1944 United States Marine Corps, Marine Scout-bombing Squadron Two Thirty-one. Fourth Marine Base Defense Aircraft Wing, War Diary. Report prepared by Major E.G.Glidden, Deputy Air Commander Majuro Atoll. War Diary, 1 February to 29 February 1944. Copy of Ms. on file, Alele Museum, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall IslandsWar diaries of the Marine Scout-bombing Squadron 231, based in Majuro. The diary describes details of bombing raids on the Japanese military bases of Torwa, Maloelap Atoll; Mile, Mile Atoll; Wojja, Wojja Atoll, and Jabor, Jalwoj Atoll. In addition details on attacks on shipping and canoes are given.

1944United States Marine Corps, Marine Scout-bombing Squadron Two Thirty-one. Fourth Marine Base Defense Aircraft Wing, War Diary. Report prepared by Major E.G.Glidden, Deputy Air Commander Majuro Atoll. War Diary, 1 March to 31 March 1944. Copy of Ms. on file, Alele Museum, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall IslandsWar diaries of the Marine Scout-bombing Squadron 231, based in Majuro. The diary describes details of bombing raids on the Japanese military bases of Torwa, Maloelap Atoll; Mile, Mile Atoll; Wojja, Wojja Atoll, and Jabor, Jalwoj Atoll. In addition details on attacks on shipping and canoes are given.

1944United States Marine Corps, Marine Scout-bombing Squadron Two Thirty-one. Fourth Marine Base Defense Aircraft Wing, War Diary. Report prepared by Major E.G.Glidden, Deputy Air Commander Majuro Atoll. War Diary, 1 April to 30 April 1944.. Copy of Ms. on file, Alele Museum, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall IslandsWar diaries of the Marine Scout-bombing Squadron 231, based in Majuro. The diary describes details of bombing raids on the Japanese military bases of Torwa, Maloelap Atoll; Mile, Mile Atoll; Wojja, Wojja Atoll, and Jabor, Jalwoj Atoll. In addition details on attacks on shipping and canoes are given.

1944United States Marine Corps, Marine Scout-bombing Squadron Two Thirty-one. Fourth Marine Base Defense Aircraft Wing, War Diary. Report prepared by Major E.G.Glidden, Deputy Air Commander Majuro Atoll. War Diary, 1 May to 31 May 1944. Copy of Ms. on file, Alele Museum, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall IslandsWar diaries of the Marine Scout-bombing Squadron 231, based in Majuro. The diary describes details of bombing raids on the Japanese military bases of Torwa, Maloelap Atoll; Mile, Mile Atoll; Wojja, Wojja Atoll, and Jabor, Jalwoj Atoll. In addition details on attacks on shipping and canoes are given.

1944United States Marine Corps, Marine Scout-bombing Squadron Two Thirty-one. Fourth Marine Base Defense Aircraft Wing, War Diary. Report prepared by Major E.G.Glidden, Deputy Air Commander Majuro Atoll. War Diary, 1 June to 30 June 1944. .Copy of Ms. on file, Alele Museum, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall IslandsWar diaries of the Marine Scout-bombing Squadron 231, based in Majuro. The diary describes details of bombing raids on the Japanese military bases of Torwa, Maloelap Atoll; Mile, Mile Atoll; Wojja, Wojja Atoll, and Jabor, Jalwoj Atoll. In addition details on attacks on shipping and canoes are given.

1944 United States Marine Corps, Marine Scout-bombing Squadron Two Thirty-one. Fourth Marine Base Defense Aircraft Wing, War Diary. Report prepared by Major E.G.Glidden, Deputy Air Commander Majuro Atoll. War Diary, 1 August to 31 August 1944.. Copy of Ms. on file, Alele Museum, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall IslandsWar diaries of the Marine Scout-bombing Squadron 231, based in Majuro. The diary describes details of bombing raids on the Japanese military bases of Torwa, Maloelap Atoll; Mile, Mile Atoll; Wojja, Wojja Atoll, and Jabor, Jalwoj Atoll. In addition details on attacks on shipping and canoes are given.

1944United States Marine Corps, Marine Scout-bombing Squadron Two Thirty-one. Fourth Marine Base Defense Aircraft Wing, War Diary. Report prepared by Major E.G.Glidden, Deputy Air Commander Majuro Atoll. War Diary, 1 September to 30 September 1944. Copy of Ms. on file, Alele Museum, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall IslandsWar diaries of the Marine Scout-bombing Squadron 231, based in Majuro. The diary describes details of bombing raids on the Japanese military bases of Torwa, Maloelap Atoll; Mile, Mile Atoll; Wojja, Wojja Atoll, and Jabor, Jalwoj Atoll. In addition details on attacks on shipping and canoes are given.

1944 United States Marine Corps, Marine Scout-bombing Squadron Two Thirty-one. Fourth Marine Base Defense Aircraft Wing, War Diary. Report prepared by Major E.G.Glidden, Deputy Air Commander Majuro Atoll. War Diary, 1 October to 30 October 1944. .Copy of Ms. on file, Alele Museum, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall IslandsWar diaries of the Marine Scout-bombing Squadron 231, based in Majuro. The diary describes details of bombing raids on the Japanese military bases of Torwa, Maloelap Atoll; Mile, Mile Atoll; Wojja, Wojja Atoll, and Jabor, Jalwoj Atoll. In addition details on attacks on shipping and canoes are given.

1944United States Marine Corps, Division of Aviation, Intelligence Section, Bombing of gun emplacements by SBD-5's. Copy of Ms. on file, Alele Museum, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands.
Evaluation of the efficiency of bombing techniques on Japanese gun-emplacements at Japanese military bases in the Marshall Islands.

 

World War II Archaeology



Adams, W.H. & R.E.Ross
1989Progress Report of Intensive Archaeological Survey of Taroa Island, Maloelap Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands. Report to the Micronesian Endowment for Historical Preservation. Ms. on file, Alele Museum, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands.


Adams, W.M., R.E.Ross & B.L.Krause
1990Archaeological Survey of Taroa Island, Maloelap Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands. Report prepared for the Micronesian Endowment for Historic Preservation. March 10, 1990.


Athens, J.S
1985 Archaeological Reconnaissance Survey of six islets at Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands. Appendix prepared for Sea Engineering Inc., In: Draft Environmental Impact Statement/US Department of the Army Permit Application , Discharge of Fill material for the Kwajalein Atoll Causeway Project. Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands. Fort Shafter, Hawaii: U.S.Army Corps of Engineers.


Bartsch, W.H
1986Wreck Discovery: Unknown Maloelap. After the Battle, 54. London: Battle of Britain Prints International Ltd. Pp. 28-41.


Denfeld, D.C
1981Japanese fortifications and other military structures in the Central Pacific. Micronesian Archaeological Survey Report No. 9. Saipan: Historic Preservation Office, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.


Denfeld, D.C
1980An Historic site survey of Kwajalein Missile Range, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands. Pacific Studies Institute, Agana, Guam. Contract No. DACW-79-C-0028, P00005. (not seen).


Spennemann, Dirk H.R.
1989aReport on the skeletal remains from the manshelter of Barracks Building A, Torwa Island, Maloelap Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands. Osteological Report DRS 51 (1989). Ms. on file, Alele Museum, P.O.Box 629, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands.
1989bReport on a human femur from the south-western coast of Torwa Island, Maloelap Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands. Osteological Report DRS 52 (1989). Ms. on file, Alele Museum, P.O.Box 629, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands.
1992. Cultural Resource Managment Plan for Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands. 2 Vols. Washington: U.S.Department of Interior, Office of Territorial and International Affairs.
1995Physical reminders of the British-Japanese Armament Trade in Micronesia. Journal of the Pacific Society (Tokyo) 18 (3), 117-130

Spennemann, Dirk H.R. & Look, David W.
1994Impact of tropical vegetation on historical cultural resources. A photographic case study from the Marshall Islands. The Johnstone Centre for Parks, Recreation and Heritage Report N 18 - The Johnstone Centre for Parks, Recreation and Heritage, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW., 1994

Watanabe, F.K
1986Archaeological reconnaissance for Family Housing Dwellings, FY 1987-1989 Increments: Kwajalein Missile Range, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands. Prepared for U.S.Army Ballistic Missile Defense System Command. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu Engineer District, Fort Shafter, Hawaii: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.




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