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We hope you enjoyed watching Crusade in the Pacific- Chapter Eleven: "Attack in the Central Pacific, Makin and Tarawa" .
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Crusade in the Pacific looks at the Allied campaign in the Gilbert Islands in the central Pacific. Allied aircraft first target the Marshall and Gilbert islands in a series of raids. The United States, then, uses amphibious landings to attack the atolls of Makin and Tarawa. Casualties are heavy on Tarawa, but eventually the atoll is taken.