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Graphic submitted
Japanese counterattack plan from July 25-26, 1944, showing the location of the 3d Marine Division Units, from The Recapture of Guam, by Major O. R. Lodge, USMC, Official Marine Corps Publication, 1954, adapted by Thomas Van Stockum to emphasize brunt of attack passing through 1st Battalion 21st Marines.

Fonte Ridge

On July 22, the day following our landing, the 1st Battalion, of which I was Executive Officer (second-in command), was taken out of reserve and placed on the front line on Fonte Ridge, between the other two battalions of the 21st Marines.

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