The 'Great Marianas Turkey Shoot' Stymied Operation A-Go

Winkler, David F.
June 2004
Sea Power;Jun2004, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p46
Focuses on the U.S. naval aviators victory against Japan in May 1944. Issuance of a plan for Operation A-Go by the Japanese Combined Fleet commander in chief; Execution of the A-Go operation by Japanese forces; Number of Japanese aircraft lost to the American fliers.


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