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Island Hopping

-Yellow indicates the controlled area by Japan(1942).

-Green indicates controlled area by U.S.

-Battle timeline: Midway June 1942-Tarawa Nov 1943-Kwajailen Jan-Feb 1944-Enawetak Feb 1944-Saipan Jun-July 1944-Guam Oct 1944-Layte gulf Oct 1944- Manila(Philippines).

-Island hopping strategy helped allied forces to control all the islands in order to join more power.

-The major goal of hopping strategy was to control the most of islands to have more advantage of winning the battle.