MacArthur's Jungle War: The 1944 NEW GUINEA Campaign. by Stephen R. Taaffe. 'MacArthur's Jungle War' examines the campaign's strategic background & individual infantry unit operations in detail, describing the enormous challenges posed by jungle and amphibious warfare.
Includes 6th Infantry Division, 24th Infantry Division, 31st Infantry Division, 32nd Infantry Division, 33rd Infantry Division, 41st Infantry Division, 43rd Infantry Division, 1st Cavalry Division, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment/503rd Regimental Combat Team RCT, the Alamo Scouts, Landing Craft and more.
Perhaps more important, it offers a balanced assessment of MacArthur's leadership, limitations & deceptions to promote his own agenda, showing the vital role that subordinates played in his victory. 312 pages. 10 maps
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