Map of the Philippine Sea from Japan to the CarolinesMap of Taiwan (Formosa) indicating the locations of Prisoner-of-War facilities, 1945Estimated Japanese troop depositions in Kyushu, Japan, 9 Jul 1945Map depicting the proposed invasion routes of Operation Downfall; Japanese defensive positions were as of Aug 1945
Map of the Philippine Sea from Japan to the CarolinesMap of Taiwan (Formosa) indicating the locations of Prisoner-of-War facilities, 1945Estimated Japanese troop depositions in Kyushu, Japan, 9 Jul 1945Map depicting the proposed invasion routes of Operation Downfall; Japanese defensive positions were as of Aug 1945
Map depicting the proposed invasion routes of Operation OlympicEstimated Japanese troop depositions in Kyushu, Japan, 2 Aug 1945Map depicting the proposed invasion routes of Operation CoronetMap noting areas of Asia and Pacific under Allied and Japanese control as of 15 Aug 1945
Map depicting the proposed invasion routes of Operation OlympicEstimated Japanese troop depositions in Kyushu, Japan, 2 Aug 1945Map depicting the proposed invasion routes of Operation CoronetMap noting areas of Asia and Pacific under Allied and Japanese control as of 15 Aug 1945
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