DOWNFALL (Operation Olympic & Coronet) - THE PLAN FOR THE INVASION OF JAPAN

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DOWNFALL (Operation Olympic & Coronet) - THE PLAN FOR THE INVASION OF JAPAN

Post by Temujin » Thu Dec 16, 2021 3:49 pm

CHAPTER XIII
"DOWNFALL" THE PLAN FOR THE INVASION OF JAPAN

https://history.army.mil/books/wwii/Mac ... 1/ch13.htm

Canadian Participation in Operation Coronet included the 6th Canadian Division which was intended to be part of the Commonwealth Corps:

Operation Coronet
1 March 1946
(Invasion of Honshu)

First Army (General Courtney H. Hodges)

III Marine Amphibious Corps
  • 1st Marine Division
  • 4th Marine Division
  • 6th Marine Division (available from Y+5)
XXIV Corps
  • 7th Infantry Division
  • 27th Infantry Division
  • 96th Infantry Division (available from Y+5)
Follow-On Un-Named Corps (Transferred from Europe)
  • 5th Infantry Division
  • 44th Infantry Division
  • 86th Infantry Division
Eighth Army (Lt. General Robert L. Eichelberger)

X Corps
  • 24th Infantry Division
  • 31st Infantry Division
  • 37th Infantry Division (available from Y+5)
XIII Corps (Lands on Y+10)
  • 13th Armored Division
  • 20th Armored Division
XIV Corps
  • 6th Infantry Division
  • 32nd Infantry Division
  • 38th Infantry Division (available from Y+5)
Follow-On Un-Named Corps (Transferred from Europe)
  • 4th Infantry Division
  • 8th Infantry Division
  • 87th Infantry Division
Commonwealth Corps

X Corps (Lt. Gen. Sir Charles F. Kneightley) (Afloat Reserve for CORONET)
  • 3rd British Division
  • 6th Canadian Division
  • 10th Australian Division
  • Unnamed British Division available from Y+40
  • Unnamed British Division available from Y+40


Army Forces Pacific Reserve
  • 97th Infantry Division
  • 11th Airborne Division (Available Y+35)
Un-Named Corps
  • 2nd Infantry Division
  • 28th Infantry Division
  • 35th Infantry Division
Un-Named Strategic Reserve Corps (Philippines – Available Y+35)
  • 91st Infantry Division
  • 95th Infantry Division
  • 104th Infantry Division

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