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General Douglas MacArthur was recalled from retirement by the U. On 31 Julythe Philippine Department had 22, troops assigned, approximately half of whom were Filipino. George Grunert in October and took command himself.
Wainwrightdefended the most likely sites for amphibious attacks and the central plains of Luzon. The Philippine 71st Infantry Division served as a reserve and could be committed only on the authority of MacArthur. The Visayan—Mindanao Force under Brig. Sharp comprised the PA 61st81stand st Infantry Divisionsreinforced after the start of the war by the newly inducted 73rd and 93rd Infantry Regiments.
In January a fourth division, the ndwas created on Mindanao from the field artillery regiments of the 61st and 81st Divisions acting as infantry they had no artillery piecesand the rd Infantry of the st Division. The majority of the forts had been built circa and, except for Fort Drum and Battery Monja on Corregidor, were unprotected against air and high-angle artillery attack except by camouflage.
Army Air Forcescommanded by Maj. Its primary combat power in December consisted of 91 serviceable P Warhawk fighters and 34 B Flying Fortress bombers, with further modern aircraft en route. As of 30 Novemberthe strength of US Army Troops in the Philippines, including Philippine units, was 31, consisting of 2, officers and 28, enlisted 16, Americans and 11, Philippine Scouts.
The timetable was met on 1 September with the induction of one regiment per division, but slowed as a lack of facilities and equipment hampered training.
The second regiments of the divisions were not called up until 1 November, and the third regiments were not organized until after hostilities began. Training was also seriously inhibited by language difficulties between the American cadres and the Filipino troops, and by the many differing dialects estimated at 70 of the numerous ethnic groups comprising the army.
By the outbreak of war, only two-thirds of the army had been mobilized, but additions to the force continued with the induction of the Constabulary and a portion of the regular army, until a force of approximatelymen was reached.
The most crucial equipment shortfalls were in rifles and divisional light artillery. MacArthur requested 84, M1 Garand rifles to replace the World War I M Enfields equipping the PA, of which there were adequate numbers, but the War Department denied the request because of production difficulties.
MacArthur received immediate approval to modernize it by reorganizing it as a mobile "triangular" division. Increasing the authorized size of the Philippine Scouts was not politically viable because of resentments within the less-well-paid Philippine Armyso MacArthur's plan also provided for freeing up Philippine Scouts to round out other units.
The transfer of the American 34th Infantry from the 8th Infantry Division in the United States to the Philippine Division, accompanied by two field artillery battalions to create a pair of complete regimental combat teamswas actually underway when war broke out.
The deployment ended with the troops still in the United States, where they were sent to defend Hawaii instead. Commanded by Admiral Thomas C. Likewise, the China Yangtze Patrol gunboats also became part of the Philippine naval defenses: As personnel were routinely transferred back to the United States or separated from the service, the regimental commander, Col.
Howardarranged unofficially for all replacements to be placed in the 1st Special Defense Battalion, based at Cavite. When the 4th Marines arrived in the Philippines on 30 Novemberit incorporated the Marines at Cavite and Olongapo Naval Stations into its understrength ranks.
He recommended to MacArthur's chief of staff, Brig. Richard Sutherlandthat FEAF launch bombing missions against Formosa in accordance with Rainbow 5 war plan directives from which an attack was likely to come. Preston at Davao Bay.
Marshall instructing MacArthur to implement Rainbow 5, Brereton was ordered to have a strike in readiness for later approval. In the meantime, Japanese plans to attack Clark and Iba Fields using land-based naval bombers and Zero fighters were delayed six hours by fog at its Formosa bases, so that only a small scale Japanese Army mission attacked targets in the northern tip of Luzon.
Arnold warning him not to allow his aircraft to be attacked while still on the ground. FEAF launched three squadron-sized fighter patrols and all of its serviceable bombers on Luzon between All three pursuit squadrons began to run short on fuel and broke off their patrols at the same time.
Grover, who apparently became confused by multiple and conflicting reports. They started for Clark but were diverted to Manila Bay as a second line of defense if the 3rd PS failed to intercept its force. The 21st's third flight, taking off five minutes later, headed toward Clark, although engine problems with its brand-new PEs reduced its numbers by two.
The 17th Pursuit Squadron took off at Instead a line chief saw the incoming formation of Japanese bombers and the section commander, 1st Lt. Moore ordered the scramble himself. Even though tracked by radar and with three U.
Two squadrons of Bs were dispersed on the ground. Most of the Ps of the 20th PS were preparing to taxi and were struck by the first wave of 27 Japanese twin-engine Mitsubishi G3M "Nell" bombers; only four of the 20th PS PBs managed to take off as the bombs were falling. A second bomber attack 26 Mitsubishi G4M "Betty" bombers followed closely, then escorting Zero fighters strafed the field for 30 minutes, destroying 12 of the 17 American heavy bombers present and seriously damaging three others.Who We Are.
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