Fort Shafter

Type   75 Fortification
Historical Name of Location   Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
Coordinates   21.350000000, -157.890278000

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Aerial view of Fort Shafter, Oahu, Hawaii, 1938.

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8 Apr 1944 The US XXIV Corps was established at Fort Shafter, Territory of Hawaii, under the command of Major General John R. Hodge. The Corps would participate in the Leyte landings in the Philippine Islands (October 1944) and later in the invasion of Okinawa, Japan.

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Modern Day Location
WW2-Era Place Name Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
Lat/Long 21.3500, -157.8903
Fort Shafter Photo Gallery
Aerial view of Fort Shafter, Oahu, Hawaii, 1938.

Famous WW2 Quote
"I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil."

General Douglas MacArthur at Leyte, 17 Oct 1944

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