A U.S. territory in Japan's South Sea Islands : the Japanese navy administration of Guam
This thesis examines the Japanese Imperial Navy's administrative policy for Guam, implemented from December 1941 until July 1944, when U.S. forces retook the island. Guam was invaded by Japan simultaneously with the attack on Pearl Harbour. This southernmost island of the Mariana Islands chain in Micronesia had been under U.S. Naval administration since 1898, when it was taken from Spain at the conclusion of the Spanish-American War. This thesis examines Guam under Japanese naval rule...[Show more]
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