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I believe part of the strategy was to use the US Navy and Marines in the Pacific Theater and to a lesser degree the US Navy and Merchant Marines, and the US Army in the European Theater. Most of the Pacific fighting was the so-called "island hopping" technique.

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Q: What was the US strategy in fighting Germany and Japan at the same time during World War 2?
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