By Gordon L. Rottman
Through January 1944 the USA Marine Corps had grown to a complete of 405,169 team of workers, comprising 28,193 officials, 10,723 officer applicants, and 366,353 enlisted males. The Fleet Marine strength now had amphibious corps, 4 divisions, a separate infantry regiment, 19 safeguard battalions, and various aid and repair devices. Following on from conflict Orders 1: USMC within the Pacific Theater of Operations 1941â€"43, this booklet examines the continued improvement of the Corps's association, its education, strategies, weaponry, and command constitution, in addition to the battles fought within the Southwest Pacific on New Britain, and within the valuable Pacific on Tarawa, Roi-Namur, Eniwetok, Saipan, and Tinian. The association of the 4th Marine department (MarDiv) and III and V Amphibious Corps (IIIAC, VAC) can also be mentioned in addition to smaller, new devices.