US Use Of Air-Dropped Canned Salmon To Encourage By-Passed Japanese Forces To Surrender - 1944 & 1945

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US Use Of Air-Dropped Canned Salmon To Encourage By-Passed Japanese Forces To Surrender - 1944 & 1945

Post by Richard Stone » 13 Aug 2023 03:36

The attached short article discusses how during 1944 and 1945 several US Marine air units dropped canned salmon to Japanese forces on by-passed islands to encourage their surrender.

The article was printed in the September 1945 edition of the USA professional military reference magazine ‘Military Review’.

I posted this article in the site section ‘WW2 in the Pacific & Asia. I’ve reposted it here to aid researchers of the Japanese armed forces.

Combat Notes - Mil Review Sept 1945 - Canned Salmon.png
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Re: US Use Of Air-Dropped Canned Salmon To Encourage By-Passed Japanese Forces To Surrender - 1944 & 1945

Post by ShindenKai » 13 Aug 2023 15:56

Very interesting lil tidbit of history, thank you for sharing.

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