By Nicholas Michael, Gerry Embleton
King John the great of France used to be captured by way of the English on the conflict of Poitiers in 1356; his 14-year-old son Philip fought valiantly via his aspect till the sour finish, and once he was once capable of accomplish that, King John rewarded his son's braveness and devotion via designating him Duke of Burgundy, a identify that unintentionally had simply develop into extinct. Philip was once the 1st of the Valois Dukes of Burgundy and this interesting textual content via Nicholas Michael examines the functioning and association of the Burgundian armies from the start of his reign till the time of the final of the Valois Dukes: Charles the daring.
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306 -308) . SAMOA---The 3d Marines arrived at Tutuila . 30 (Frank, p . 7) . 1942 16 Sep 18 Sep USMC---The 3d Marine Division was activated at Camp Elliott, California . (OpHist, v . l,'p . 34 ; Aurthur and Cohlmia, p . 6) . GUADALCANAL---The 7th Marines (rein), 1st Marine' Division, landed, and emergency supplies were unloaded at Kakum from ships of Task Force 65 . The 1st Parachute Battalion departed with the task force for Espiritu Santo . (OpHist, ,v . 1, p . 311) . 19 Sep USMC---Marine Corps Air Station, Eagle Mountain Lake, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Harold R .
5 May CORAL SEA --- The Battle of the Coral Sea . Task Force 17 moved to intercept the Japanese Port Moresby Invasion Group . (Naval Chronology, p . 24)- 56 May PHILIPPINES---The Japanese 61st Infantry Regiment and its supporting units landed on Corregidor along the beaches between Infantry and Cavalry Points in the Marine's East Sector . The initial landing was opposed by the 1st Battalion, 4th Marines . (OpHist, v . 1, pp . 191-193) . 6 May PHILIPPINES --- The 4th Marines' reserve companies and the 4th Battalion (reserve) were committed in an unsuccessful counterattack on the Japanese position in the East Sector .
Chronology, pp . 19, 20) . ---An oil refinery near Santa Barabara, California, was shelled by a Japanese submarine . (Morris, p . 370) . BISMARCKS---Rabaul was bombed by six B-17's of the Fifth Air Force in the first of a series of raids by small groups of Allied heavy bombers on Japanese installations there . (opHist, v . 2, p . 478) . 19 27 Feb PHILIPPINES---A Japanese force landed on northeast Mindoro . (Wil iams, p . 26) . 27 Feb 1 Mar JAVA SEA---The Battle of the Java Sea . S . naval losses since Pearl Harbor .