TITLE

The first Japanese attack on Corregidor changed bombing and anti-aircraft tactics forever

AUTHOR(S)
Whitman, John
PUB. DATE
February 2002
SOURCE
Military History;Feb2002, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reveals the lessons about bombing raids and defense against them that both the Japanese and the American military learned on December 29, 1941 at the Philippines' Corregidor fortress. What was more instrumental than the strength of the barracks in holding losses to the single death; Initial damage to Corregidor; Casualties among the anti-aircraft gunners.
ACCESSION #
5583413

 

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