Created by Tom Horn on 18 Mar 2010, Last Update on 18 Mar 2010

Operation Starvation - 27 Mar 1945

The Twentieth Air Force flew 1,529 sorties and laid 12,135 mines in 26 locations. The aerial mining operation was designed to disrupt enemy shipping and it was extremely effective. They were responsible for the destruction of 670 Japanese ships.

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Tags : Japan,United States,Aerial,Naval,Pacific,Combat

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