The main Japanese attack comes to Luzon on December 22nd, but Gen. Douglas MacArthur is overly confident. Besides, Gen. George Marshall is unable to help, as much as he wants to. This leaves the under trained and ill-equipped Philippine troops to guard the beaches of Lingayen Gulf. Also, the Asiatic Fleet will be of little help as their torpedoes, not that this is known yet, are mostly defective.
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Podden och tillhörande omslagsbild på den här sidan tillhör Recorded History Podcast Network. Innehållet i podden är skapat av Recorded History Podcast Network och inte av, eller tillsammans med, Poddtoppen.