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Allied Strategy in the Pacific

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Map showing the strategy of war. Digital image. Wikispaces. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Mar. 2016.

Based on this map, what was the Allied strategy in the Pacific?

A

Capturing all Japanese holdings in mainland Asia and the Pacific.

B

Capturing strategic Pacific islands to push closer to Japan.

C

Fighting the most heavily-fortified Japanese positions first.

D

Capturing the Japanese main island first, then focusing on its Pacific holdings.

E

Halting the Japanese advances by attacking South East Asia first.