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How did the “island-hopping” strategy save American lives in World War II? US forces did not attack Japanese-held islands with no strategic importance. Allied forces attacked Japanese-held island by sea and air only. US forces attacked Japanese-held islands with weak defenses. Allied forces attacked different islands, sharing the losses equally.

Curtis Rhodes

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Ramon Kelly on October 15, 2018

The main way in which the "island-hopping" strategy to save American lives in the second World War was that "the us forces attacked Japanese-held islands to the weakness of the defenses," since this was the easiest way.

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